Amsterdam city districts 

Amsterdam's seven districts (not to be confused with buurtenneighbourhoods in Amsterdam) are Amsterdam Centre, West, Oost, Noord, Zuid, Nieuw-West and Zuidoost. Below, find more information about the Centre district.

City office (stadsloket) Amsterdam Centre


Gemeentehuis Amsterdam (City Hall)
Amstel 1
1011 PN Amsterdam

Postal address:

Gemeente Amsterdam Stadsloket Centrum
Postbus 202
1000 AE Amsterdam

Telephone: 14 020 (08:00 - 18:00)

Fax: (020) 552 4433

Email: [email protected]


Opening hours:

Please be advised that alternative opening hours may apply on national holidays. You are advised to call 14 020 prior to your visit to confirm opening hours.

Civil Affairs (burgerzaken):

With or without appointment: Monday to Friday: 08:00 - 20:00. Online appointment form (in Dutch)

Please note that you are always required to make an appointment for marriage registration (including application for an M46 declaration and ratification), name changes, collection and assessment of documents. Appointments are also required for a wide range of permit-related enquiries. Immigration and naturalisation services by appointment only at Stadsdeel Centrum.

Check the opening hours (Dutch) for other departments including Construction and Market Affairs.