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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:

In the municipality of Hoorn, Transporting a deceased person from the Netherlands falls under Registering a death in the Netherlands.

Go to Registering a death in the Netherlands

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Hoorn

Last updated on 26 September 2022