The Attestatie de vita is a document that you can use outside the Netherlands to prove that you are alive. Some organizations, such as a pension fund, may request you to produce this document. In the Netherlands you can use the document Bewijs van in leven zijn (Proof of being alive) for the same purpose.
The Attestation de vita is a document in French and Dutch for international use.
Do you need to use such a proof in the Netherlands? Then you need to apply for the document Bewijs van in leven zijn (Proof of being alive).
You can request both documents from your municipality of residence.
This is how it works for you
Here is some information from your municipality.
Municipality of Ouder-Amstel: Applying for an Attestatie de vita (Certificate of life)
You can apply for an Attestatie de vita (certificate of life) from the municipality where you live and are registered. You can only make the application yourself. Someone else cannot do it for you. You must make an appointment with the municipality to apply for a certificate of life.
- your valid ID
- possibly the message from the authority stating that you need a proof of being alive
- Log in with your DigiD at the municipality where you live.
- Fill in the details.
- You pay the extract online with iDEAL.
- You will be sent home a proof of being alive.
Or at the town hall:
- You personally go to the municipality where you are staying.
- You take with you:
- your valid ID
- possibly the message from the authority stating that you need proof of being alive
- You pay the costs with the application. Please pay with pin.
A certificate of life costs: € 13,50.
An attestation de vita or a multilingual model form for an attestation de vita costs € 14,30.
You will receive the certificate immediately.