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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 Zeist.

Municipality of Zeist: Registering a birth

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


You can register the birth of a child online. You need DigiD for this.

In person

You can also report the birth at the service counter in the town hall. You need to make an appointment for this.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Zeist

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Last updated on 22 September 2022