Taking the exam is subject to a number of rules. If you do not follow the rules, you cannot take the exam.
Rules exams level B1 and B2
Are you taking an 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 exams A2
Are you taking an exam at language proficiency level A2? The main rules are stated in your letter of invitation. The exam regulations ('examenreglement') 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.