gemeentehuis Wageningen

Register at the municipality

If you are going to study in Wageningen, you will have to register at the local municipality. Both EU and NON-EU students have to register.

How to become a resident in Wageningen?

All foreign students staying in the Netherlands for more than four months must register as a resident of Wageningen at the Town Hall municipal registry office.

Make sure you bring the following documents:

- Municipality registration form (completely filled out) that you received by email.

- Copy of passport and original passport

- Copy of entry visa (see passport) or the approval letter of the IND

- The rental contract of your room. Please print your rental contact before you travel to Wageningen or save it on your cell phone.

- Original marriage or divorce certificate (if applicable)

- For widows/widowers: a marriage certificate and death certificate (if applicable)

How to become a resident of another town?

If you have found a room in another city, you need to register at the municipality of the city of residence.

For municipalities other than Wageningen, you need to bring the following documents:

- Passport or Identity card

- Original birth certificate

- Copy of your entry visa (see passport) or the approval letter of IND

- Proof of accommodation (e.g. rental contract), please print your rental contract before your arrival in Wageningen.

- Original marriage or divorce certificate (if applicable)

- For widows/widowers: a marriage certificate and death certificate (if applicable)

For additional information you can check the website of the municipality of the city of residence.