Have you lost something? Have a look on verlorenofgevonden.nl if someone has found your items. It can take a few days for the registration to show.
Have you lost something in a public building or public transportation? Contact the administrator.
Did you loose passport or identity card? No need to report this to the police. Contact the municipality for a verklaring van vermissing (statement of loss). This way you prevent abuse.
Lost and found items can be stored at home or handed in at the GemeenteLoket. Returning is
- mandatory if you have found a driving licence, passport or identity card
- advisable if you have found keys
- possible if you prefer not to keep a found object at home
Passports or identity cards are by law forbidden to return to owner. To prevent identity theft deposit the passport or identity card to the Municipal Service Desk. We will register and destroy them.
Are you storing a lost and found item at home? Register it at verlorenofgevonden.nl for the owner to find it. It can take a few days for the item to show on the website. You are responsible for the state of the item while in your possession.
The legal term to safe an item is one year. If an owner comes forth you are obliged to bring the item to the Municipal Service Desk within a week. After one year you can keep the found item.
Have you lost your bike or have you found a bike? Report this at verlorenofgevonden.nl
The city collects orphaned, damaged or illegally parked bicycles and transports them to the bicycle compound at Gerardusweg 39.
Check if your bike is at the bicycle compound
Before you visit the bicycle compound, check on verlorenofgevonden.nl to see if your bicycle is there. Is your bicycle not registered? Then your bicycle is not stored at the bicycle compound.
Bicycle wrecks are not stored. Orphaned and incorrectly parked bicycles are - depending on maintenance - stored in the bicycle compound for up to 13 weeks.
Address bike compound:
Sint Gerardusweg 39
6224 LV Maastricht
Opening hours bike compound:
Monday from 13.00 till 17.00
Thursday from 15.30 till 16.30
Has your bike been removed by us because because it was parked incorrectly? If so, you must be able to prove that the bike is yours. This means that you, for example, have to bring the bicycle key. Also bring your proof of identity.
From 1 October 2021 onwards, it will cost 25 euros (pin only) to reclaim your bicycle from the compound.