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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 Doetinchem.

Municipality of Doetinchem: Registering a birth

Immediately inform the municipality of the birth of your child. You can do this through the following means:

You can make an appointment for this.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Doetinchem

Last updated on 22 September 2022