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Death Registration/ NOC/ Attestation of Death Certificate

Death Registration

Death of an Indian national should first be registered with the Embassy of India by submitting the Death Certificate and last held Indian passport of the deceased.

No. Objection Certificate

If the next of kin/ relatives/ family members of the deceased wish to transport human ashes/ mortal remains to India for some religious/customary purpose, the Embassy of India issues a No Objection Certificate (NOC) in this regard. For this service, concerned applicants have to apply in person at the Embassy.

How to Apply

The applications for Death Registration/ NOC/ Attestation of Death Certificate may be submitted at the Embassy (Buitenrustweg 2, 2517KD The Hague, The Netherlands) on any working day between 9:30-12:30. In case of emergency and during holidays, please contact on 0643743800 (List of Holidays).

Documents Requried

1) Miscellaneous Application Form dully filled in and signed by the applicant.

2) a) In case of Indian National, last held Indian passport of the deceased in original and copies of first two and last two pages of the passport.

b) In case of foreign nationals: Valid passport in original and copies of the passport pages containing personal particulars of the passport holder.

c) Original OCI/PIO card, if held by the deceased.

3) Cremation Certificate in original and its photocopy

4) Passport copy of the applicant.

5) Proof of Residence of the Applicant: Any of the following self-attested documents viz. copy of utility bill (landline telephone bill/electricity bill/gas bill/water bill) or lease deed (of house) etc. where the applicant’s address is clearly mentioned, should be provided, or  Uittreksel from Gemeente where applicant’s address in the Netherlands is clearly mentioned should be provided.

6) Death Certificate issued by the relevant local authority in original and its photocopy.

7) Letter from the hospital.

8) 2 photographs (2 inch x 2 inch in size white background) of the applicant.

Processing Time

Normally, same day/next working day subject to documentation being in order.


1) Death Registration and Certified copy of the same -

2) NOC for Transportation of Mortal Remains/Ashes

3)Attestation of Death related documents

Euro 19 (including Euro 2 for ICWF)

Euro 19 (including Euro 2 for ICWF)

Euro 11 (including Euro 2 for ICWF)

Note: Apart from the general mandatory requirements mentioned above, applicant may be asked to submit additional documents.