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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 Noordoostpolder.

Municipality of Noordoostpolder: Registering a birth

Inform the municipality directly of the birth of your child. If both parents are Dutch you can make an appointment to report the birth:

  • At the service desk

You can book an appointment for this. 

Other nationality

If one of you does not have the Dutch nationality, you have to call to maken make an appointment at the City Office for information and advice on your personal situation. Telephone [0527 63 39 11]

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Noordoostpolder

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Last updated on 22 September 2022