certificates

If you’re new to living in Amsterdam, you’re likely to have to sort through a few bureaucratic issues. Find out more about document authentication, certificates (marriage, birth, death), sworn statements and how to get an extract from the municipality.

Documents & certificates

Find out the latest on document authentication, certificates (marriage, birth, death) sworn statements and how to get an extract from the municipality...

Residence permit

Depending on your nationality, you may require a residence and work permit if you want to live and work in Amsterdam or elsewhere in the Netherlands. ...

Driving licence

If you intend to drive a car in the Netherlands, you will need to pay close attention to the rules pertaining to driving licences. If you plan to rema...

Birth

Once you've decided where and how you wish to give birth, your next priority will be delivery in comfort. We give you the final steps in childbirth, c...

Document authentication

Those coming to live in the Netherlands from abroad may be asked to show documents from their country of origin, such as a birth or marriage certifica...