Department of Public Service
The Department of Public Service (Publiekszaken) is often the first point of contact residents of The Hague have with the municipality. The department is responsible for all municipal affairs which have a direct link with the public.
Postal address and contact
You can contact the Department of Public Service for:
- Municipal products and services. For example, products containing personal data, such as a passport and driving licence.
- Books, CDs and DVDs may be borrowed from . For more information about the history of The Hague, there is .
- City districts and neighbourhoods. The Department of Public Service carries out its tasks in close contact with residents at the city district and neighbourhood level.
- The deals with municipal taxes.
The Hague’s Department of Public Service also has a national duty to Dutch citizens living abroad, such as registering their votes during elections (Afdeling Landelijke Taken).
Service and communication
The Department of Public Service is responsible for providing services to residents of The Hague through 3 channels: