Passed Nt2 state exam

Did you pass 1 or more Dutch as a 2nd language (Nt2) state exams? Then you can apply for an exemption for the subjects you already passed. This means you do not have to take these exams again as part of the integration exam.

You started your integration before 1 January 2015

Did you start your integration before 1 January 2015? And do you have an Nt2 diploma? Then you may not have to take any integration exams. Apply for an exemption.

Begonnen met inburgeren op 1 januari 2022 of later

Did you start your integration on 1 January 2022 or after? Your PIP says which exam you need to take: the integration exam (language proficiency level A2) or the Nt2 state exam (language proficiency level B1 or B2). Are you required to do the integration exam, and did you already pass 1 or more Nt2 exams? If so, apply for a exemption.


  1. Complete the ‘Aanvraag vrijstelling’ form.
  2. The form states the conditions, and which documents you need to send with it. Send the form and the required documents to DUO.
  3. DUO decides if you get an exemption. We will let you know within 8 weeks.