Registering a death in the Netherlands

Would you like to report the death of a loved one or someone else? Usually the funeral director will declare the death, but you can also do this yourself. This should be done at the municipality where your loved one died.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Death certificate

If someone has died, you report this in the municipality where the person died. The municipality registers the death of this person in the civil registry and the Basic Registration of Persons (BRP).

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Apeldoorn

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Last updated on 23 September 2022