Moving to or within Groningen

Do you move within Groningen or from another municipality in the Netherlands to Groningen? Then notify the municipality within 4 weeks before and 5 days after your move.

Change your address and register

  • You can only report a move for yourself and family members living with you.
  • No rental of purchase agreement? Then follow the steps under 'no rental agreement'.

Report your move > (DigiD)

DigiD allows you to digitally identity yourself to access many services and government websites in the Netherlands.

Not able to apply for a DigiD?

If you are already registred in the Netherlands, you can also use this alternative form

Not registred yet? If you come from abroad you have to make an appointment for immigration.

Report by post

You can also send a change of address to: Gemeente Groningen, P.O. Box 30026, 9700 RM Groningen. Include the following information:

  • Rental - or purchase agreement.
  • If you don’t have a rental agreement: Permission form (pdf 53 kB) by the owner or one of the adult residents.
  • Copy of a valid ID of the person who gives permission.
  • Personal information.
  • Moving date.
  • Old and new address.
  • Telephone number.
  • Names of the people that are moving with you.
  • Copy of valid ID (passport, ID card or driver's license) of all moving persons.
  • Signature.

No rental agreement?

Do you not have a rental agreement? In order to register at that address, you need permission by the owner or one of the adult residents, also if you live with your parents or partner.

How to register without rental agreement

You report the change of address online together with the owner or one of the adult residents who gave you permission. You both have to login into DigiD to confirm the registration.

Report your move > (DigiD)

Not possible to report the change of address together?

Then report the change of address by sending the following attachments by our contact form:

  • Permission form (pdf 53 kB) by the person giving permission.
  • Copy or photo of a valid identity document of the person given permission.


After the relocation date, you will receive a confirmation at your new home address within 2 weeks.


Call  +31 50 367 7000