Registering again in the BRP (you already have a BSN)

Are you coming from abroad to live in the Netherlands and have you been registered in the Netherlands before? Or are you registered as a non-resident with a Dutch municipality in the Register Niet Ingezetenen (RNI). Or have you been deregistered from the Municipal Personal Records Database (BRP, formerly GBA)? Then you have to register again in person at the Centrum or Escamp city office if you will be living in The Hague longer than 4 months. This is required by law.

Conditions

  • You were previously registered in the Netherlands or you are registered in the RNI.
  • You already have a citizen service number (BSN).
  • You will be living in The Hague for more than 4 months.

Who is it for?

Everyone who already has a citizen service number (BSN), is coming from abroad to live in the Netherlands and will be living in The Hague longer than 4 months. This also applies to Dutch citizens from the Caribbean Netherlands (the countries Aruba, CuraƧao and Sint Maarten and the municipalities Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius).

    What you need at the appointment

    • A valid form of identification. A driving licence will not be accepted.
      The registration desk will decide on a case-by-case basis whether you may also be registered using an expired passport. Was your passport stolen? Then fill in a declaration of loss during your appointment.
    • Proof of occupancy
    • Are you coming from the Caribbean Netherlands? Then please bring the original proof of deregistration.

          Fees

          None

          How long does it take?

          Depending on your situation it takes 1 to 4 weeks before your registration has been processed in the BRP. You will receive a letter from the municipality with the confirmation of your registration.

          Make an appointment

          • Make an appointment online.
          • Fill in the correct address when you make the appointment. This is the address you will use for registration.

          Make an appointment


          Make an appointment (moving from Caribbean Netherlands)

            • Do your family members also need to register with the municipality? Then they need to accompany you to the appointment.
            Make sure that you are on time for your appointment. If you arrive too late, there may be no time left to help you.

            Due to high demand, it can take some time before you get an appointment.