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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 Steenwijkerland.

Municipality of Steenwijkerland: Registering a death

Has someone passed away? Usually the funeral director will then register the death, but you can also register yourself. You can do this at the municipality where the person died.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Steenwijkerland