Registering with your municipality and getting a BSN

If you intend to live in the Netherlands for over 4 months, you must register with your local municipality.

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This is a mandatory procedure irrespective of your nationality. If you relocate within the Netherlands, you must inform your new municipality of your arrival.

The registration must be done in person at your local town or city hall. All family members that will be registered must be present. No registration fees apply. You have to bring the following documents: