Report your move
Are you moving to a different address in the same town or to another municipality or country? You have to report this to the authorities. How? Check out the instructions below. If you have questions, please contact the International Welcome Centre Utrecht Region.
Moving to a different address in the same municipality
If you are moving within your municipality, you must report your change of address at your municipality. It is important you do this within 5 days of your move. You can report your change of address with the city of Utrecht at the civil affairs desk or by post:
- To register at the civil affairs desk of the city of Utrecht, click the button below to find more information and make an appointment. Please note: if you are staying at someone else’s place, you need to bring your proof of identity and a declaration of consent by the primary resident (Verklaring van inwoning). Download the ‘Verklaring bewoning adres’ declaration form (in Dutch) on the website of the city of Utrecht.
- To register by post, click here to download the form ‘Notification change of address’. Print the form, fill it out and send it, along with a copy of a valid identification, to the address mentioned in the form.
Moving to another municipality
If you are moving to an address that is located within another municipality, you will need to inform your new municipality.
Leaving the Netherlands
If you are going to leave the Netherlands for at least eight months, you must report this at your municipality. They need to remove your personal details from the Personal Records Database (BRP) and inform other government authorities of your departure. If your partner and/or child(ren) leave the Netherlands as well, they also have to deregister. You can inform the municipality of Utrecht at the civil affairs desk or by post:
- To deregister at the civil affairs desk of the city of Utrecht, click the button below to find more information and make an appointment.
- To deregister by post, click here to download the form 'Emigration'. Print the form, fill it out and send it to the address mentioned in the form.