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Taking a deceased person out of the Netherlands

Do you wish to transport the body of a deceased person from the Netherlands to a foreign country? To do this, you need transportation authorisation from the municipality where the person died. This is called a laissez-passer. In most cases, the funeral director submits the application for you.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:
Informatie:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Registration of death / Registering a death

Online registrations by funeral undertakers

 In the case of a death in the Netherlands, contact a funeral undertaker. They arrange the funeral and the registration of death with the municipality.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Delft

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Last updated on 26 September 2022