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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

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Divorce or ending a registered partnership

In the municipality of Zoetermeer, procedures or the way of applying may differ from the general information above. For more information please contact us at 0031 79 346 8004.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Zoetermeer

Last updated on 23 September 2022