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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.

Notifying the municipality when you move home

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. 

At the service desk

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

Who may report a move

  • Yourself if you are 16 years of age or older.
  • The parents, guardians or caregivers of minors under 16 years of age.
  • The parents, guardian or caregivers of resident minors aged 16 and 17.
  • The guardian of the person under guardianship.
  • An adult child for parent(s) with the same residential address.
  • Parent(s) for an adult child with the same residential address.
  • Spouses and registered partners who have the same residential address.
  • Any adult authorized in writing by the applicant (only in case of residence in a correctional institution or for health reasons). The date of receipt of your declaration is the date of your move unless the specified move date is in the future. Your move is automatically transmitted to other government agencies.

It is free to notify a move.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Heemskerk

Visiting address

Maerten van Heemskerckplein 1

1964EZ Heemskerk

Opening hours
08:30 - 17:00
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Last updated on 22 September 2022