Birth, reporting a birth (Geboorte, aangifte)

You must report the birth of a child to the municipality in which the child was born within three working days. The father or the mother must report the birth. If neither the father or the mother can report the birth, a person who was present at the birth may report the birth. You can report the birth either online or at the desk.

Reporting a birth online (Online geboorteaangifte)

Reporting a birth online

After you have reported the birth online, you must make an appointment with municipal registry. You must sign the birth certificate within three working days of the birth. The certificate will be ready for you.

Making an appointment

Reporting a birth at the desk (Aangifte aan de balie)

You can also arrange to do entire registration at the town hall. Please make an appointment for the registration.

Making an appointment

The municipality of Waalwijk is aware of the recent developments concerning reporting births of stillborn children. At present, we do not yet know how to include your stillborn child in the Persons Database. Please consult this website regularly. As soon as we know the procedure, we will provide that information.

- Bring (Meebrengen)

  • Valid proof of your identity and that of the child’s parent(s).
  • If you are not a Dutch national: documents you are required to have under the Aliens Act (Vreemdelingenwet) so that we can verify your identity, nationality and residence status.
  • A marriage booklet (certificate) or registered partnership booklet (certificate) if you have either.
  • If the child was acknowledged before the birth: the instrument of recognition of the unborn child.
  • Is this child your first and you have not yet decided which surname to use? Please visit Choice of child’s surname.

- Costs (Kosten)

Product

Fee

Registration of a birth

Free of charge

Birth certificate

€ 12.90

- Tips

When should you report a birth? (Wanneer aangifte doen?)

Day of birth

Report the birth no later than

Monday

Thursday

Tuesday

Friday

Wednesday

Monday

Thursday

Monday

Friday

Tuesday

Saturday

Tuesday

Sunday

Wednesday

If a public holiday occurs during that period (New Year’s Day, Easter Monday, Whit Monday (Pentecost Monday), Christmas Day and Boxing Day, Ascension Day, Good Friday and King’s Day (Koningsdag), you have another to working days following the day of the birth to report the birth.

- Legislation (Wetgeving)

- Contact

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