Registering a foreign marriage or partnership
If you got married or registered a partnership abroad, you must register this in the Municipal Personal Records Database (Basisregistratie Personen - BRP). Make an appointment to register your foreign marriage or partnership.
Documents you need to bring
- The original marriage certificate or certificate of registered partnership.
If it is not in Dutch, English, German or French, you must bring a certified translation. If the certificate was translated abroad, you also must have the translation legalised. For further information, see Legalisation of documents on www.netherlandsandyou.nl.
- Your own valid passport or ID card (not a driving licence).
- A valid passport or ID card of your partner (not a driving licence). You may also bring a copy of the document.