The Citizenship Test
What is the Citizenship Test?
The Citizenship Test of 2021 is a written multiple-choice test on Danish society, Danish culture and history. There are 45 questions in total. To pass the test, you must have a minimum of 36 correct answers, including at least 4 correct answers to the questions on Danish values.
You can use the Citizenship Test if you want to apply for Danish citizenship. The Ministry of Immigration and Integration is in charge of the Citizenship Test.
Price and dates for the Citizenship Test
The Citizenship Test: 29 November 2023
Time: 13 – 13.45
Price: DKK 847,-
Registration deadline: 25 October 2023
The Citizenship Test: 29 May 2024
Time: 13 – 13.45
Registration deadline: 24 April 2024
Where is the test held?
You can choose to sign up for the Citizenship Test in;
We will inform you about the exact location no later than 2 weeks before the examination.
You are required to show a valid photo ID to be admitted to sit the Citizenship Test.
How do I get my certificate?
If you pass the test, we will send your certificate to your e-Boks no later than 2 weeks after the exam.
You can also pick up your original certificate at Speak Hellerup up to 1 year after completion of the exam.
Preparing for the Citizenship Test
To prepare for the Citizenship test, you are provided with extensive learning material that covers various topics related to Danish history, democracy, economy, and more. This material is an essential resource for studying and gaining the necessary knowledge to pass the test successfully.
Out of the 45 questions in total, answers to 35 of the questions can be found in the learning material. The remaining 10 questions are random; 5 of them relating to current events and 5 of them relating to Danish values.
To pass the test, you must have a minimum of 36 correct answers, including at least 4 correct answers to the questions on Danish values.
Please download the learning material free of charge via the link at the bottom of this page.
In the event that you fail the Citizenship test, there is an opportunity to register and retake the exam next semester. This allows you to further prepare and enhance your knowledge before attempting the test again.
If you would like any further information on the Citizenship Test, please contact:
Liv West Eliasen
If you have any questions relating to the requirements to apply for citizenship or any actual citizenship cases, please contact the Citizenship Office at the Ministry of Immigration and Integration.