Indfødsretsprøven - Naturalisation test - in Copenhagen

Indfødsretsprøven is a written test about Danish society, culture and history.

Indfødsretsprøven is a written test about Danish society, culture and history. If you want to become a Danish citizen, you must pass this test. It takes place twice a year (summer and winter).

Indfødsretsprøven consists of 45 written questions about Danish society, Danish culture and Danish history. 35 of the questions are based on the study material.

There are also 5 current questions that are based on coverage in Danish news media of Danish social conditions, politics and cultural events. The current questions cover events that have been of special interest to Danish news media at some point during the six months leading up to the test.

Finally, there are 5 unprepared questions about Danish values. These questions are made to test whether people applying for Danish citizenship have taken Danish values to heart.

In order to pass the test, you must have 36 correct answers, and 4 of the correct answers must be from the unprepared questions.

Next test

The next time Indfødsretsprøven will be held is on 29 November 2024 at 13:00-13:45.

for sign up is 23 October 2024.

Location: Frederiksberghallerne, Jens Jessens Vej 20, 2000 Frederiksberg, Studieskolen Valdemarsgade 16, 1665 Copenhagen V and Studieskolen Borgergade 12, 1300 Copenhagen K.

When you register for the test at Studieskolen, the test is held in Copenhagen.
If you don't live in Copenhagen, you can register for the test at a school near you. See the list of schools here.
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Prepare for the test

You prepare for Indfødsretsprøven by studying the teaching material and following Danish news media. You can also review previous tests.
Click here to learn more about how to prepare for Indfødsretsprøven.

IMPORTANT! You must show photo ID

You must show valid photo ID at the test. Click here to see the rules for photo ID.

If you do not have one of the valid forms of identification, you may in some cases be allowed to use another form of identification. You must apply for this with the Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) no later than 4 weeks before the exam.
Applications can be submitted via Digital Post (e.g., from e-Boks,, or via the Digital Post app). Select Styrelsen for International Rekruttering og Integration as the recipient. In the subject field, you should write "Att.:".

When you receive a reply on your application, you must forward the reply to Studieskolen at

Dispensation to take the test under special conditions

The exam is generally conducted without the use of aids. If you suffer from a physical or mental disability or similar condition (e.g., if you are blind or dyslexic), you can apply for permission to take the exam with special aids or under special conditions. This could be in the form of a technical aid, an assistant, extended time, or similar.

You must register for the test before you can apply for dispensation.

You apply for an exemption by sending an email to Attach documentation of the disability (dyslexia test or medical certificate). You must send your application as soon as possible and no later than 30 October.

Test fee

The test costs 874 DKK.

Refund policy

  • If you cancel your registration before registration deadline: we will refund 100 % of the exam fee. We will deduct an administrative fee DKK 100.
  • If you cancel your registration after registration deadline and no later than two weeks before the test: we will refund 50 % of the exam fee.
  • If you cancel your registration later than two weeks before the test: We are not able to refund the exam fee.

Next test in 2025

The next time Indfødsretsprøven will be held is in 2025. The date has not yet been announced.