Request marriage booklet or partnership booklet

A marriage booklet or partnership booklet is a memento of a beautiful day. It contains the marriage or partnership information for you and your partner. You can also include other information in it. You can request the booklet at the municipality.

Conditions

  • You got married or entered into a registered partnership in The Hague.
  • Did you get married or enter into a registered partnership outside of the Netherlands? You can register your foreign document with the Registry Office of the Municipality of The Hague. The condition is that 1 of the partners has Dutch nationality. Once your marriage certificate or partnership certificate is registered you can request a marriage booklet or partnership booklet.

Fees

  • Standard marriage booklet: € 14
  • Marriage booklet with a luxurious binder: € 32.45
    • Duplicate copy of standard marriage booklet: € 14
    • Duplicate copy of the luxurious version: € 32.45

    Fees 2021.

    You will also need to pay postage costs. After you have applied you will receive an invoice by email.

    How long does it take?

    You will get the marriage booklet or partnership booklet during the ceremony.

    Are you requesting the booklet later? The municipality will send it to you within 4 weeks. When you receive it depends on the mail service.

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      When registering an intended marriage or registered partnership

      You request a marriage booklet or partnership booklet at the same time you register an intended marriage or partnership. You can choose either a standard beige booklet or a booklet with a luxurious blue binder.

      Requesting a booklet later

      Did you lose the booklet or would you like to request a 2nd copy? Or did you get married or enter into a registered partnership but you did not request a marriage booklet or partnership booklet at the time? Then you can apply online for a duplicate copy.

      Request a marriage booklet or partnership booklet

      Good to know

      • The civil registrar will place his or her signature in the booklet during the ceremony. If you request a marriage booklet or partnership booklet later, you will get the booklet without the civil registrar's signature.
      • The marriage booklet or partnership booklet is available only in Dutch.
      • You can include additional information in the marriage booklet or partnership booklet. Such as children, witnesses, religious ceremonies and details about death.
      • You can also request a marriage booklet or partnership booklet for somebody else. Read more under Request a document for someone else.
      • Your marriage booklet or partnership booklet will always contain your birth name. Would you like the municipality to address you by another name after your wedding, for example by the name of your husband or wife? Go to Request a change in the use of your surname.

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