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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.

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Taking a deceased person out of the Netherlands

Death outside of the Netherlands

Did someone pass away outside the Netherlands? And do you want to transport them to the Netherlands? If so, you need to contact the municipality or local authority where the person passed away.

You (or a funeral director) must also register the death. You must do this in person in the municipality where the deceased person is registered. To do so, you must make an appointment with the municipality.

Death within the Netherlands

Did the person pass away in the Netherlands? And do you want to have  them  transported outside the Netherlands? If so, you (or a funeral director) must register the death. You must do this in the municipality where the deceased person is registered. To do so, you must make an appointment with the municipality.

Making an appointment with the municipality

Contact us through our online form.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Gooise Meren

Last updated on 26 September 2022