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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 Zoetermeer.

Birth registration

In the municipality of Zoetermeer, procedures or the way of applying may differ from the general information above. For more information please contact us at 0031 79 346 8004.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Zoetermeer

Last updated on 22 September 2022