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Notifying the municipality when you move home

Are you moving home within the Netherlands? If so, notify the new municipality where you are going to live of your move. The new municipality will register you at your new address. You do not need to deregister from your old municipality.

The move can be notified by:

  • anyone aged 16 or older;
  • cohabiting spouses / civil partners on behalf of each other;
  • the parent, guardian or caregiver on behalf of minor children;
  • parents on behalf of adult children living with them;
  • adult children on behalf of parents living with them;
  • the conservator on behalf of a person placed under a conservatorship;
  • an authorised representative.

You must notify the new municipality where you are going to live that you are moving home. You must inform it of your new address no later than 4 weeks before the moving date, or within 5 days after the moving date.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

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Please note: you can notify the municipality when you move house only if you live in the Netherlands and are already registered with a municipality.

Providing notification of your move


Log in using your DigiD and provide notification of your move online.

By post

You can also provide notification of your move by post. Go to this website for the form.

At the service desk

You can also make an appointment to provide notification of your move at your municpality’s service desk.

  • You change an adress within the municipality of Gennep or move from another municipality to Gennep.
  • You are at least 16 years of age

To notify the local government of your move, we request:

  • A valid traveldocument for the identification process
  • A rental/buyers agreement, or a paper proving that the mainowner has agreed with your stay

The move can be registered online with DigiD, one can make an appointment at the Town Hall, of by post.

It is free to notify a move.

Your move will be processed within 5 working days.

Moving from the Netherlands or to the Netherlands

Are you moving outside the Netherlands? If so, go to Moving outside the Netherlands (only available in Dutch).

Alternatively, you can contact the municipality.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Gennep

Last updated on 22 September 2022