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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 Wageningen.

Municipality of Wageningen: Registering a birth

You must report the birth of your child to the municipality. You do this by registering the birth. You can register the birth in person in the municipality where your baby was born. In Wageningen you have to register in person at the town hall. To do so, make an appointment online at the Civil Affairs desk. You must register the birth within three days of the birth. The day of birth itself does not count. The father or mother can register the child.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Wageningen

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Last updated on 22 September 2022