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.

Notification of death

If someone dies, the municipality must be officially informed within six working days. The funeral director can register the death, but also a family member or a friend. You arrange it at the town hall.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Heerenveen

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Last updated on 23 September 2022