Registering a stillborn baby in the Netherlands

A stillbirth is registered with the municipality in which the child was born. The municipality then issues a birth certificate (geboorteakte) for a stillbirth. It does not matter how long the pregnancy lasted.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Registering a still-born child

Was your child still-born after a pregnancy of at least 24 weeks? Then register this in the municipality where the birth occurred.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Delft

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Last updated on 27 September 2022