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
Price: TBA
Registration deadline: 24 April 2024

Where is the test held?

You can choose to sign up for the Citizenship Test in;

  • Frederiksberg/Hellerup
  • Helsingør

We will inform you about the exact location no later than 2 weeks before the examination.

ID requirements

You are required to show a valid photo ID to be admitted to sit the Citizenship Test.

Link to guidelines on ID requirements

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.

Retake options

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.

See also our various Danish courses and FVU courses that may help you enhance your language skills and gain a deeper understanding of the topics covered in the Citizenship test.


If you would like any further information on the Citizenship Test, please contact:

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.