REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES

A Single Status Declaration is often required in order to get married in The Netherlands. To apply for one, please bring the following documents:

  1. Passport and IC
  2. Passport of partner you intend to marry
  3. Application fee €5 (cash only)
 
The following forms have to obtained, filled in and signed at the Embassy:
 
  1. Form JPN.KC 09 
  2. Statutory Declaration


All of the above will have to be sent to Malaysia in order for JPN to issue the Single Status Declaration.  You can choose to do this yourself through a family member in Malaysia or through the Embassy. 

Please note that the Single Status Declaration needs to be legalized first before you can use it in The Netherlands. For more information on this procedure, please contact the Dutch Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.

Application type

Application fee

Application for Single Status Declaration

€5

A non-Muslim Malaysian citizen who has contracted a marriage in the Netherlands MUST register the marriage with this office within six (6) months from the date of marriage. This is a legal requirement under the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 of Malaysia) and it is an offence if you fail to do so within the prescribed time. A penalty charge will be imposed for late registration depending on how late the registration takes place.

The procedure requires both husband and wife to appear personally at this office and produce the following documents:

  1. Passports of the couple
  2. Malaysian IC and Dutch Residence Permit
  3. Birth certificates of the couple 
  4. Marriage certificate issued by the Dutch authority (Uitreksel huwelijksakte)
  5. One (1) passport size photograph of both persons
  6. Registration fee (cash only) for registration made within six months from the date of marriage

Application type

Registration fee

Registration of Marriage

€20

Registration will be processed by the Embassy and two copies of the Malaysian Marriage Certificate will be issued to the couple.

Muslim marriages can only be registered at the Jabatan Agama in the state where you are registered in Malaysia. The Muslim Marriage Certificate has to be attested by the Embassy of Malaysia in The Hague for it to be valid.

Please note that Mosques and Islamic Organizations/Associations in The Netherlands are not allowed to issue any Muslim Marriage Certificate if the couple has not been married before the Dutch law at the local municipality. 

The procedure requires both husband and wife to appear personally at this office and produce the following documents:

  1. Passports of the couple
  2. Identification cards of the couple
  3. Marriage certificate issued by the Dutch authority (Uitreksel huwelijksakte)
  4. Marriage certificate issued by a recognized Mosque or Islamic Organization/Association
  5. Attestation fee (cash only) 

Application type

Attestation fee per certificate

Attestation of Marriage Certificate

€10

The attestation will be stamped on the original Muslim Marriage Certificate.