A number of rules apply to the civic integration exam. If you do not follow the rules, you will not be allowed to take the exam.
Rules for the civic integration exam at levels B1 and B2
Are you taking civic integration exams at language proficiency levels B1 and B2 (the state exam in Dutch as a second language - Nt2)? If so, read the rules for the Nt2 exam (link opens an external URL) Link opent externe pagina .
Rules for the civic integration exam at level A2
The main rules are stated in your letter of invitation. The exam regulations contain all the rules for the civic integration exam at language proficiency level A2.
Before taking the integration exam you have to show your ID. A DUO employee will ask you for it. Bring a valid ID to the exam. Read below what is considered as a valid ID.
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.