Certify a copy or transcript

Certain transactions require certified documents. You can get these from the municipality. The municipality provides a stamp and signature to confirm that a copy of a document is an exact copy of the original.

What can you have certified?

You can have the following documents certified by the municipality:

  • a Dutch travel document
  • a Dutch driving licence
  • a contract
  • a statement or declaration

What can you not have certified?

  • copies of diplomas and certificates: For this you need to contact the educational institute where you earned your diploma or certificate
  • church-related documents

Needed for the application

The original document.


Make an appointment to have your document certified. The appointment will take place at the Department of Public Service counter at City Hall Spui or the Leyweg City Office.

    Make an appointment


          Per page:

          • A4 format or larger: € 16.65 (rate in 2023).
          Belangrijke informatie: You can pay in cash or use a bank card at City Hall Spui. You can only use a bank card at the Leyweg City Office. Unfortunately it is not possible to pay with a credit card.

          How long does it take?

          The documents will be certified while you wait.