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...

Sworn or affirmed statement

If it is not possible to supply official source documents, you can make a sworn or affirmed statement at the municipality. In this case, the necessary...

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...

Death certificate

When a person in the Netherlands dies, a death certificate must be drawn up. This is done at the Civil Registry of the municipality where the person h...

Registering marriage

If you're planning on getting married in Amsterdam, there are a few details to add to the to-do list before the big day.