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Registering a birth in the Netherlands

If you have just had a new baby, you must register the birth. This applies to all children born in the Netherlands. You must register the birth within 3 days in the municipality where they were born. The mother, father or the mother's female partner (duomoeder) can register the birth.

This is how it works in your (future) place of residence

Your (future) place of residence falls under the Municipality of Dijk en Waard.

Municipality of Dijk en Waard: Registering a birth

Was your child born in Dijk en Waard? Then you can declare the birth in 2 ways. You file an online declaration with DigiD. Or you register the birth in person at the town hall, for this you first make an appointment.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Dijk en Waard

Last updated on 22 September 2022