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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 Stichtse Vecht: Registering a divorce in the civil registry

  • a marriage or registered partnership can be dissolved by divorce or termination of partnership registration
  • your lawyer usually arranges for the registration of your divorce/termination of partnership registration

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Stichtse Vecht

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