Taking the exam is subject to a number of rules. If you do not follow the rules, you cannot take the exam.
Rules language exams level B1 and B2
Are you taking a language exam at language proficiency level B1 or B2 (the Nt2 exam)? If so, read the rules for the Nt2 exam (link in Dutch) Link opent externe pagina .
Rules knowledge exams and language exams A2
Are you taking a knowledge exam or a language exam at language proficiency level A2? The main rules are stated in your letter of invitation. The exam regulations ('examenregelement') contain all the rules.
Bring a valid ID to the exam. Before taking the integration exam you have to show your ID. A DUO employee will ask you for it.
What is a valid ID?
- a Dutch passport
- a Dutch ID card
- a Dutch driving license
- a Dutch moped license (driving license AM with photograph)
- a diplomatic passport
- a service passport
- a travel document for foreigners
- a travel document for refugees
- a valid Dutch residence document (a residence permit type I: 'verblijfsvergunning voor bepaalde tijd regulier', type II: 'verblijfsvergunning voor onbepaalde tijd regulier', type III: 'verblijfsvergunning voor bepaalde tijd asiel', or type IV: 'verblijfsvergunning voor onbepaalde tijd asiel')
- a valid W-card
- a valid EU, EEA or Swiss ID or passport
- a valid EU or EEA driving license
- a valid ID or travel document issued outside the EU/EEA or Switzerland
- a valid passport issued outside the EU/EEA or Switzerland.
No valid ID?
Did you not bring a valid ID to the exam? Or is your ID damaged? If so, you cannot take the exam. You need to register again. If you show a false ID, DUO may report you to the police.