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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).

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Municipality of Apeldoorn: Registering a divorce in the civil registry

You can have your marriage dissolved by divorce. If you want a divorce, you have to go to court to do so. The divorce is not final until it is registered at the civil registry of the municipality where you were married.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Apeldoorn

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