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:

In the municipality of Heerenveen, Registering a stillborn baby with the municipality falls under Registering a death.

Go to Registering a death in the Netherlands

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Heerenveen

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Last updated on 27 September 2022