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Registering a divorce in the civil registry in the Netherlands

Has a judge has agreed to your divorce (echtscheiding)? Then you and your partner will be sent a copy of the final order (echtscheidingsbeschikking). When does your divorce become final? Once you have registered the final order in the municipality’s civil registry (burgerlijke stand van de gemeente).

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Registering a divorce in the civil registry in the Netherlands

If you no longer want to be together with your partner, file for divorce. You can arrange a divorce with a lawyer at the court. You or your lawyer then report this to the municipality where you were married. You can read about applying for a divorce on the government website (in Dutch). 

For more information contact the municipality at phone number +31 10 506 11 11 or send an e-mail to info@albrandswaard.nl or fill in our contact form.

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Last updated on 23 September 2022