The Active Citizen Exam

What is the Active Citizen Exam?

The Active Citizen Exam is a written multiple choice test on Danish democracy, everyday life, culture and history. There are 25 questions in total. You can use the Active Citizen Exam if you want to apply for permanent residence in Denmark. The Ministry of Immigration and Integration is in charge of the Active Citizen Exam.

Price and dates for the Active Citizen Exam

The Active Citizen Exam: 25 November 2020 
Time: 11 – 11.30
Price: 799,- DKK
Registration deadline: 21 October

 

The Active Citizen Exam: 2 June 2021 
Time: 11 – 11.30
Price: will appear as of January 2021
Registration deadline: 28 April

Where is the test held?

The Active Citizen Exam is held at;

ID requirements

You are required to show a valid photo ID to be admitted to sit the Active Citizen Exam.

Link to guidelines on ID requirements.

How do I get my certificate?

If you pass the test, you can pick up your certificate at Speak Hellerup. You will receive an e-mail when your certificate is ready.

You are required to show up in person and to show a valid photo ID to pick up your certificate. We will keep your certificate for 1 year.

Preparing for the Active Citizen Exam

The Active Citizen Exam consists of 25 questions. You must get at least 20 correct answers to pass. The questions are based on the self-learning material which you can download for free by using the link at the bottom of the page.

Contact

If you would like any further information on the Active Citizen Exam, please contact:

If you have any questions relating to the requirements to apply for permanent residence in Denmark, please contact the Danish Immigration Service.