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Viewing data in the Basisregistratie Personen (BRP) in the Netherlands

Would you like to find out how your name, date of birth and other personal details appear in the Personal Records Database (Basisregistratie Personen – BRP)? You can view these at any time. If you have children under the age of 18, you can also view the information held about them. The same applies for any children for whom you have parental authority.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Adjust data in the basic registration of persons (BRP)

Everyone who lives in the Netherlands must be registered in the Personal Records Database (BRP). Are your data in the BRP incorrect? Or do you want to have your data changed or deleted after an adoption or gender change? In that case, pass this on to the municipality in which you live.


The Personal Records Database (BRP) contains your personal data such as your current address, marital status, gender and nationality. Some data is automatically adjusted. For example, if you get married in the Netherlands. You provide other information yourself, such as a move.

You can view your data via (link is external). Are your data in the BRP not (any longer) correct? Immediately notify the municipality of the change. The municipality will then adjust your data.

Are you adopted? Or have you changed gender? At your request, the municipality can adjust or delete data from before adoption or gender reassignment.

After adoption, the municipality can change or delete data about:

  • your name
  • one or both parents
  • the nationality lost upon adoption
  • address details before the adoption
  • data on immigration and emigration before adoption

After a gender change, the municipality can change or delete data about:

  • your name
  • your gender
  • the use of the surname of your (ex-) spouse or (ex-) registered partner

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Goeree-Overflakkee

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