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.

Register death

If someone has died, you or the undertaker must register this in the municipality where the person died. The municipality processes the death of this person in the Municipal Personal Records Database (BRP).

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Zwolle

Last updated on 23 September 2022