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Registering with the municipality in the Netherlands

Do you intend to live in the Netherlands for more than 4 months? Then you must register in the Personal Records Database (Basisregistratie Personen – BRP). You can do this at the municipality where you intend to live.

This is how it works in your (future) place of residence

Your (future) place of residence falls under the Municipality of Smallingerland.

Municipality of Smallingerland: Registering with the municipality

You must personally notify the municipality of your move from abroad. Make an appointment for this. This is possible using the website: or by phone: 0512-581234

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Smallingerland

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