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Relocation

  • Wat is het?

    What is it?

    • You have to inform your new municipality of your move.
    • You have to do this within 5 days after you have moved.
    • It is also possible to inform your new municipality prior of your move. You can do this up to 4 weeks before the date of your relocation.

    Moving abroad

    If you are moving abroad you have to inform the municipality you are leaving 5 days before you move. You have to declare emigration.

  • Direct online regelen

    Arrange it online

    The municipality Voorschoten works with eIDAS: the European electronic identification and trust services. For more information on eIDAS.

    • It is not possible to register moving without a rental or purchase contract or without the consent of the main tenant of the home.
    • In some cases there is no rental or purchase contract but an arrangement or other type of contract.
    • If you inform the municipality of your move digitally, these documents need to be digitally available. It is also possible to upload a picture of the documents, as long as the pictures are clear. Maximum of 5 MB per file.
    • On the first page of the document(s) the address and the type or name of the document (such as a contract) should be clearly visible.
  • Hoe werkt het?

    How does it work?

    You are obliged to inform the municipality of your move yourself. However there are cases when someone else needs to do it for you:

    • If you are 18 years or older, you have to inform the municipality yourself.
    • If you a younger than 16 years, your parents, guardians or carers have to inform the municipality of your move.
    • If you are 16 or 17 years old, you can inform the municipality of the move yourself. However, your parents, guardians or carers can do this too.
    • If you are under guardianship, your legal guardian needs to inform the municipality of your move.
    • If you are in prison, a representative of the prison will inform the municipality of your move.

    Some people are authorized to inform the municipality of the move of someone else:

    • The parent and the adult child can do it for each other. However this is only possible if the child and the parent are registered at the same address.
    • Spouses and registered partners can do it for each other. However this is only possible if they are registered at the same address.
    • Someone who has a written authorization from you. This person must be of age.
    • The head of a healthcare facility for a person that lives there.
  • Wat moet ik doen?

    What should I do?

    Important

    Inform the municipality of your move within 5 days after you have moved. It is also possible to inform your new municipality prior of your move. You can do this up to 4 weeks before the date of your relocation.

    • If you inform the municipality of your move later than 5 days after your move, than the date you want to change your address is the date the municipality will register as the official date of moving.
    • Make sure to provide all the necessary documents, otherwise the municipality cannot register your new address.
  • Wat heb ik nodig?

    What do I need?

    Inform the municipality digitally

    • Your eIDAS credentials.
    • Copy of rental or purchase contract.

    Inform the municipality personally

    • Your valid identification.
    • Rental or purchase contract.

    You are moving in with someone

    • Copy of your valid identification.
    • Written permission of the main tenant of the home.
    • Copy of the valid identification of the main tenant.

    Postal address

    A postal address is a temporary address where you can receive mail if you do not have a home address. If you want to register a postal address you need the following:

    • Copy of your valid identification.
    • A letter stating why you want a postal address.
    • A letter of the main tenant of the postal address stating that he or she will make sure that you will receive the mail delivered on the postal address.
    • Copy of the valid identification of the main tenant.
  • Hoe lang duurt het?

    How long does it take?

    The municipality will adjust your address within 5 working days.

  • Online een afspraak maken?

    Make an appointment?

    Make an appointment?

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