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What documents do I need for the first registration?

You need a few documents for the first registration:

  • Valid passport or national ID card (EU);
  • Filled in print-out of the application form;
  • Proof of residence / tenancy agreement / signed statement by owner;*
  • Residence permit (if applicable);
  • Birth/marriage certificate (It is also possible to hand in the certificates up to 6 months after the appointment.);**
  • Housing permit (if applicable).

*   Please be aware that rental contracts/tenancy agreements with dates in the future or older than three months will not be accepted.
** Certificates that have not been drawn up in Dutch or English must be translated by a sworn translator. It is possible that the certificates must have a legalization or apostille. There is no expiration date for the legalized copy.