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Municipality of Hulst: registering a civil partnership

You make a number of choices when planning and registering your intention to enter a civil partnership. These choices relate to the type of ceremony and the venue. The costs depend on your wishes and the possibilities in the municipality of Hulst


The ceremony is the official part of entering your civil partnership. You can choose from:

  • no ceremony (free of charge);
  • simple ceremony;
  • elaborate ceremony.

If you choose an elaborate ceremony, you can choose who leads the ceremony. You can choose from:

  • wedding registrar from the municipality;
  • family member or acquaintance.

If you choose a wedding registrar from the municipality, a registrar from the municipality of Hulst will contact you a few weeks before the planned date to introduce themselves and find out more about you and your partner.

Do you want a family member or an someone you know to conduct the ceremony? If so, you must contact the municipality yourself, at least three months before the ceremony.

Location of the ceremony

You can hold the ceremony to enter your civil partnership at various locations in the municipality of Hulst. You can choose from:

  • a municipal building;
  • a location of your own choice.

If you want to hold the ceremony at a location of your choice, contact the municipality,  at least three months before the ceremony.

Registering an intended civil partnership

You register your intended civil partnership with the municipality in which you wish to enter the civil partnership. Provide the details of yourself, your partner and your witnesses. You must notify the municipality of this at least 2 weeks and not more than 1 year before the wedding. You can do it online or at the town hall.

Arrange directly online

You can register your intended civil partnership online.

Make an appointment via (+31)114-389000

You pay a fee for this service. For more information, contact the municipality via (+31)114-389000

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Hulst

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Grote Markt 24

4561EB Hulst

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Last updated on 23 November 2022