Change address or personal details in Non-residents Records Database (RNI)

Do you live outside the Netherlands? Or are you moving to the Netherlands for no more than 4 months? And do you already have a citizen service number (BSN)? Then you are registered in the Non-residents Records Database (RNI). You can change your details in the RNI.

The Dutch government needs your information to be able to stay in contact with you. The RNI only contains information about you. Such as your name, your date and place of birth and your current address outside the Netherlands.

Read which personal information you can change under ‘Good to know’.

Conditions

You are registered in the Non-residents Records Database (RNI).

Change

Change your address

You can change your address in the RNI via the online form. This way the government agencies which use the RNI can reach you if they need to. You need DigiD to use this form.

Change address

Change your personal details

To change your personal details you need to visit 1 of the 19 participating RNI municipalities in the Netherlands. The Hague is 1 of these RNI municipalities.

Make an appointment

Take the original documents needed to change your personal details. Sometimes your certificate or document needs to be legalised and/or translated. You can look up country specific information on the website of netherlandsandyou.nl. Choose the country which issued your document.

Fees

Free.

How long does it take?

The RNI staff will process your change of address within 20 working days.

Your personal details will be changed right away at the RNI desk.

Good to know

  • The RNI contains the information needed by the Dutch government to carry out its duties,
  • The RNI registers only your own personal details.

What can you change?

  • your place or country of birth
  • your nationality
  • your surname
  • your gender
  • your surname. This is how you want government agencies to address you. You can only indicate that you would like to go back to using your own (birth) name.

You cannot change information about your marriage, divorce or children. This information is not kept in the RNI.  

Also see: Extract non-resident of the Netherlands (RNI)