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Applying for a Certificate of Good Conduct (CGC) (in Dutch: VOG)
A Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) is proof of good conduct. Employers or authorities may ask for it. For example, if you are going to work in childcare or education. Applying online via the employer is faster and cheaper than applying at the town hall. The application for a VOG takes 2 to 4 weeks on average.
Frequently Asked Questions
Employers can apply for a VOG through the Ministry of Justice and Security (Justis). This is only possible if the organization requesting the VOG has already prepared the application with Justis online. Read more information about applying through your employer.
First make an appointment at the Civil Affairs desk. Applying for a VOG at the town hall is more expensive. Please bring with you: