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: 27 November 2019
Price: DKK 783
Registration deadline: 23 October


The Active Citizen Exam: 3 June 2020 
Price: will be posted in mid December
Registration deadline: 29 April

Where is the test held?

The Citizenship Test 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.

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.


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.