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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.

Municipality of Stichtse Vecht: Registering a stillborn baby

  • You can register a stillborn child in the Personal Records Database (BRP).
  • You can do this in the municipality where you live. It does not matter after how many weeks of pregnancy or how long ago it was.
  • Make an appointment (by telephone)
  • The registry office will draw up a 'birth certificate (stillborn)

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Stichtse Vecht

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Last updated on 27 September 2022