Moving Information Rotterdam
Are you moving to, within or out Rotterdam? Don’t forget to (de)register yourself of the Municipal Personal Records. You’ll also find more information about local taxes and how to change your address.
MUNICIPAL PERSONAL RECORDS
Register yourself first
Are you staying in Rotterdam for longer than 4 months? Make an appointment for registration in the Municipal Personal Records. After registering yourself you will be provided with a Citizen Service Number. You need this number when you open a bank account or take out health insurance.
Municipal Personal Records
Short stay registration
Are you staying in Rotterdam for no more than 4 months? You can register as a non-resident with the Personal Records Database (BRP). To do so, you have to register with a RNI-municipality in the Non-residents Record Database (RNI). After registering yourself you will be provided with a Citizen Service Number. You need this number when you open a bank account or take out health insurance.
When you leave the Netherlands, make sure you deregister from the Municipal Personal Records Database (BRP) Rotterdam. After deregistering the department updates your details and automatically informs other government authorities. Deregistration is free of charge. Check how you can deregister via the button below.
Household waste and
Every resident in The Netherlands pays national and local taxes. The municipality sends you a tax form that covers your local tax contributions for the year. If you rent an apartment in Rotterdam you have to pay two local taxes: household waste tax and water tax. In various situations you have to pay additional taxes. You'll find more information about local taxes via the button below.
Local tax refund
Will I get a local tax refund if I move? Your move will be passed on to the Tax and Customs Administration by the Civil Affairs department (basic register of persons). You will automatically receive a reduction for the waste tax for the remaining number of calendar months of the year that remain. Additionally, you automatically receive an assessment for the number of months for your new home. Contact the Rotterdam Municipal Tax Authority (Gemeentebelastingen Rotterdam) for more information. You can call +31 (0)10 -267 1625 (press 2 for an English speaking officer) or visit the website in the button below.
Moving to, within
or out Rotterdam
If you are moving to or out your apartment in Rotterdam you need to register your new address with the municipality within five days of moving. You need to fill in or upload several documents to register your new address. There are no costs involved. Click on the button below for more information.
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