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Municipality of Rhenen: 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 Rhenen.


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

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

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

  • wedding registrar from the municipality;
  • wedding registrar from any other municipality.

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

Location of the ceremony

You can hold the ceremony to enter your civil partnership at various locations in the municipality of Rhenen.

 You can choose from:

If you want to hold the ceremony at a location of your choice, contact the municipality of Rhenen, tel. 0317 681681

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. This can be done up to 2 weeks before the ceremony date. You can do it online Gemeente Rhenen - Melding huwelijk of geregistreerd partnerschap - Partner 1 or at the town hall Een afspraak maken | Gemeente Rhenen (

no ceremony: free of charge (One of the partners is a resident of the municipality of Rhenen.)

elaborate ceremony: link to te website Trouwen en geregistreerd partnerschap regelen | Gemeente Rhenen

You pay a fee for this service. The costs are adjusted annually. Please check our website.

For more information, contact the municipality Rhenen, Nieuwe Veenendaalseweg 75, 3911 MG Rhenen. Tel +31 317 681 681 or or ask your question online.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Rhenen

Last updated on 12 April 2024