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 for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Birth registration

Inform the municipality directly of the birth of your child. You can do so:

You can book an appointment for this.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Gilze en Rijen

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Last updated on 22 September 2022