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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 Hoogeveen.

Municipality of Hoogeveen: Registering a birth

Was your child born in the municipality of Hoogeveen? Inform the municipality within 3 business days of the birth. You can make an appointment online.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Hoogeveen

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Last updated on 22 September 2022