You can participate in the Active Citizen Exam (Medborgerskabsprøven), if you wish to apply for a permanent residence permit in Denmark.

The Active Citizen Exam is held twice a year, in June and November/December. The Ministry of Immigration and Integration is responsible for the exam and determines the exact dates.

The Active Citizen Exam is a written multiple choice test about everyday life, citizenship, culture and history in Denmark. You can download the study material for the exam at the bottom of this page.

Dates, price and registration for 2018

The Active Citizen Exam June 6 (registration closed)
The Active Citizen Exam November 28 (registration deadline: October 31)

Price: 768 dkk

You can enrol online here

If you prefer to enrol via e-mail, in person or by phone, you can enrol for the november exam from 1 to 31 October 2018.

The exam will take place in Lundtoftehallen, Ravnholmvej 11, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby. You will receive a detailed information 2 weeks before the exam.

Map with route to Lundtoftehallen


In order to sit the Active Citizen Exam, you must provide photo identification issued by a Danish government entity (or government entity of another EU country or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, or Switzerland, as the case might be) or a passport issued by a government entity from another country with a residency sticker from a Schengen country.

Link to guide on identification


If you have questions about the Active Citizen Exam itself, please contact:

Administrative officer
Gabriele Jørgensen:, phone 3946 3054

If you have questions about requirements in connection to application for permanent residence permit, please contact the Danish Immigration Service.