• Register a death

    When a person dies, you report their death to the municipality in which it occurred.

  • Death certificate

    Did somebody die in The Hague? You can request written proof of this.

  • Register a stillborn child in the BRP

    You can register your stillborn child in the Personal Records Database (BRP). You do this in the municipality where you live.

  • Arrange a funeral

    In the Netherlands a funeral director usually arranges the funeral. But you can also arrange this yourself at the Kerkhoflaan and Westduin municipal cemeteries. If there are no next of kin, the municipality will arrange the funeral.

  • Cemeteries

    The municipality manages 2 cemeteries: Westduin and Kerkhoflaan. There are an additional 7 other cemeteries and crematoria in The Hague.

  • Laissez-passer to transport a deceased person abroad

    You may transport a deceased person from the Netherlands to another country with a laissez-passer (transport ticket).