city hall

Amsterdam City Hall is the first point of reference for many administrative issues, such as registration and receiving a BSN. Their service desks help out with issues such as: recovering lost travel documents and driving licences, applying for voting documentation, applying for a tax exemption certificate and obtaining official copies of birth, marriage and death certificates that don’t relate to the current year.

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. ...

Deregistration

Before leaving the Netherlands, a number of matters need to be dealt with. One is deregistering from the Personal Records Database (Basisregistratie P...

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...