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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 Stichtse Vecht.

Municipality of Stichtse Vecht: Registering a birth

  • file the declaration in the municipality where the child was born
  • file the declaration within 3 days after the day of birth
  • make an appointment
  • take a valid identity document with you

If you cannot make an appointment online, please contact the municipality.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Stichtse Vecht

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Last updated on 22 September 2022