Moving abroad


Notify us if you move abroad or if you are planning to stay abroad for at least 8 months. You can do this no earlier than 5 days in advance by making an appointment and coming to the City Hall. After informing us of your relocation, you will receive a proof of de-registration.

Make an appointment: call +31 235 11 51 15

Bring along to the appointment

Your passport, ID-card or driving license

What you need to know

  • If you move abroad with your entire family, you can let us know on behalf of all your family members. Family members can include: your spouse, child(ren), parents, grandparents, grandchildren or siblings
  • If part of your family remain on the registered address, all family members must come to the City Hall. Both the remaining family member(s), as well as the family member(s) that move abroad
  • You can only notify us on behalf of family members that are registered on the same address as you are

Notifying us in writing

Only if all family members move abroad with you, you can notify us in writing of your relocation. We will send the proof of de-registration to your new address.

To notify us in writing, please send us a letter and attach a copy of your passport, ID-card or driving licence. The letter must include the following information:

  • Your name and the names of any family members that move
  • The country you move to
  • Your new address
  • Date of departure to the new address

Send your letter and attachment to:

Gemeente Haarlem
Afdeling Klantcontactcentrum
Postbus 511
2003 PB Haarlem

If you notify us after you have moved abroad, we will use the day we received your letter as the departure date.