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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 in your (future) place of residence

Your (future) place of residence falls under the Municipality of Gulpen-Wittem.

Registration of death

You can register the death of somebody yourself. You must do this in the municipality where your loved one died. Make an appointment with the municipality of Gulpen-Wittem. You can also ask the funeral home to register the death for you. Funeral homes who are located in the Netherlands can register deaths online.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Gulpen-Wittem

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