Registering a birth

Was your baby born? Congratulations! You must declare the birth of your child within 3 working days in the municipality where it was born. In Veldhoven you can register the birth digitally. You don't have to leave the house for that.

Digital birth registration

Digital birth registration

Digital declaration is possible if: 

  • You are married or in a registered partnership
  • You had your child(ren) recognized before it was born (if you are not married or do not have a registered partnership)
  • You are a single mother
  • At least one of the parents has Dutch nationality

What do you need for this

  • DigiD
  • The parent(s) must live at the same address in the Netherlands
  • Proof of birth, given by the hospital or midwife
  • If this applies to you, also:
    • The certificate of acknowledgment, if the acknowledgment took place before the birth
    • The certificate of name choice, if a name choice was made before the birth
    • The statement of the 'Stichting Donorgegevens' for duo mothers

Birth registration at the town hall

Do you prefer to register the birth at the town hall? Then make an appointment

Bring with you

  • A valid proof of identity for yourself and the parent(s) of the child
  • Your family record book or partnership record book (if you have one)
  • If the child was acknowledged before the birth: the certificate of acknowledgement of the unborn child


Detail Price 2023
Register a birth Free of charge
Excerpt from the register of births € 15,70

When to register your child?

Day child born Register no later than
Monday Thursday
Tuesday Friday
Wednesday Monday
Thursday Monday
Friday Tuesday
Saturday Tuesday
Sunday Wednesday

If the last day on which you can register the child is on a public holiday, you may register the child on the following working day.

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