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Municipality of The Hague: 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 can apply online or by appointment. 

Apply online

Apply for extract (with DigiD)

Making an appointment with the municipality


Make an appointment

By telephone:

+31 70 353 30 00

  • A valid identity document, such as your passport or driving licence.
  • Cash or a payment card. You pay the fee at the time of application.

You pay a fee for a certificate of life. View the costs.

You will receive the certificate immediately.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of The Hague

Last updated on 15 April 2024