Prøve i Dansk 1-3 (PD1, PD2 og PD3)

You can take PD1, PD2, and PD3 twice a year – in November/December and in May/June. It is no longer possible to register for the exams in May/June 2021. You can register for the exams in November/December 2021 from 2nd August.

Prøve i Dansk 1 (PD1)

Summer term 2021

The written exam was held on 20th May, 2021. The oral exams are held 14-25 June.

Winter term 2021

The written test is held 11th November, 2021. The oral exam are held 6-17 December 2021.

Prøve i Dansk 1

PD1 is the final exam in the Danish Language Course 1, module 1.6.

You can use PD1 when applying for jobs.

The written and oral examination

The written examination has two parts – reading and writing.

The oral exam is taken in pairs. That means that you take the oral exam together with another exam participant.

First, you talk on a topic of your choice. The topic must be personal and deal with conditions in Denmark You must submit your topic before the oral exam.

Second, you have a conversation with the other exam participant on a topic that is unknown to you before the examination.

Here you can read a text about PD1 and see some examples (in Danish).

 

Prøve i Dansk 2 (PD2)

Summer term 2021

The written exam was held on 19th May, 2021. The oral exams are held 14.-25. June.

Winter term 2021

The written exam is held 10th November, 2021. The oral exams are held 6-17 December 2021.

Prøve i Dansk 2

PD2 is the final exam in the Danish Language Course 2, module 2.6.

A passed exam in PD2 is one of the requirements when you apply for a permanent residence permit.

The written and the oral examination

The written examination consists of Reading Comprehension 1, Reading Comprehension 2 and Written Presentation.

The oral exam is taken in pairs. That means that you take the oral exam together with another exam participant.

First, you talk about a topic of your choice. The topic must be personal and deal with conditions in Denmark You must submit your topic before the oral exam.

Second, you have a conversation with the other exam participant about a topic that is unknown to you before the examination.

Here you can see video on PD2.

Prøve i Dansk 3 (PD3)

Summer term 2021

The written exam was held on May 18, 2021. The oral exams are held 14.-25. June.

Winter term 2021

The written exam is held 9th November, 2021. The oral exams are held 6-17 December 2021.

Prøve i Dansk 3

PD3 is the final exam in the Danish Language Course 3, module 3.5.

A passed exam in PD3 is one of the requirements when you apply for Danish citizenship.

The written and oral examination

PD3 consists of an oral and a written part. The written test consists of Reading Comprehension 1, Reading Comprehension 2 and Written Presentation (two parts).

The oral part consists of two parts – a conversation about a known topic and a conversation about an unknown topic. You will receive your topic in your e-boks approx. 5 week days before the exam.

You will be shown pictures that relate to the unknown topic, and the examiner will ask you questions related to it.

We have made a video on the oral part of PD3 .

You can also read a description of PD3.

Rules

Where and when is the eaxamination taking place? What can I bring to the examination? What is a valid photo ID? Can I complain? What if I get sick?

How Prøve i Dansk takes place

Once you have registered for Prøve i Dansk, you will be informed about time and place for the examinations. You will also be informed about what you need to do before the examination and what to bring.

Time and place

The written examinations are held either at our language school in Glostrup, Skolevej 6 or at a location nearby. You will be notified about time and place both before the written examination and before the oral examination.

Photo ID

For both the written and the oral examination, you must bring photo identification in the form of:

Passport, residence card, foreign passport, convention passport or driving license issued by the Danish authority

Passport, identity card or driving license issued by a public authority in an EU/EEA country or in Switzerland

Passport issued by a public authority outside Denmark, EU/EEA country or in Switzerland, in which a residence sticker or a visa sticker for a Schengen country is located

If you cannot show valid photo ID before attending the examination, we will have to reject you and you will not be able to participate in the examination.

What to bring

For the written examination, please remember to bring dictionaries and maybe food and drink. The dictionaries must be “clean” and without handwritten notes.

Special conditions

If you are disabled, dyslexic or have other conditions that make you want to take the examination on special terms, you must inform us when registering. You do this by ticking “Special terms”. We will contact you about what kind of help we can offer, what documentation we need and what you need to do to be able to get help.

Complaints

You can complain about the content of the examination, the examination process or the assessment. The complaint must be in writing and substantiated. The appeal deadline is 4 weeks after the test has taken place.

There are no reexams for Prøve i Dansk if you are sick on examination day, but you are welcome to sign up the examination several times.

Indfødsretsprøven and Medborgerskabsprøven

Indfødsretsprøven and Medborgerskabsprøven are examinations in Danish culture and history. The examinations are held twice a year in June and in November. We hold the examinations in Glostrup,  Skolevej 6 or close by. You will be notified when you have registered.

Indfødsretsprøven

“Indfødsretsprøven” was held on 2nd June 2021 at 13.00.

“Indfødsretsprøven” will be held next time on 24th November 2021.

The registration deadline is 20th October.

Indfødsretsprøven

If you want to apply for Danish citizenship, you must pass Indfødsretsprøven (sometimes called the Danish Citizenship Exam. The exam consists of 40 written questions (multiple choice). You must answer 32 questions correctly to pass. The test lasts 45 minutes.

You can prepare by downloading  the learning material from uim.dk (”Læremateriale til indfødsretsprøven af 2015 – danske samfundsforhold, dansk kultur og historie”). The learning material can also be downloaded as an audio file in the same place.

Medborgerskabsprøven

“Medborgerskabsprøven” was held on 2nd June 2021 at 10.00.

“Medborgerskabsprøven” will be held next time will be held next time on 24th November 2021.

The registration deadline is 20th October

Medborgerskabsprøven

If you want to apply for permanent residence permit you must pass Medborgerskabsprøven (sometimes called The Active Citizenchip Exam). The exam consists of 25 written questions (multiple choice). You must answer 20 questions correctly to pass. The test lasts 30 minutes.

You can prepare by downloading  the learning material fromfra uim.dk (”Læremateriale til medborgerskabsprøven – demokrati og hverdagsliv i Danmark”) The learning material can also be downloaded as an audio file in the same place.

Rules

Please arrive in good time for the examination and remember to bring valid identification. Nomally, you are not allowed to bring aids.

Valid photo ID

Please, remember to bring photo identification in the form of:

Passport, residence card, foreign passport, convention passport or driving license issued by the Danish authority

Passport, identity card or driving license issued by a public authority in an EU / EEA country or in Switzerland

Passport issued by a public authority outside Denmark, EU / EEA country or in Switzerland, in which a residence sticker or a visa sticker for a Schengen country is located

If you cannot show valid photo ID before attending the examination, we will have to reject you and you will not be able to participate in the examination.

Danish test A1 and A2 – for family reunified spouses

If you are granted residence permit in Denmark on the grounds of reunification with spouse, you must pass a test in Danish at the A1 level and/or a test at the A2 level.

You must pass A1 no later than 6 months after you have been registered in “the population register” (Folkeregistret). You must pass A2 no later than 9 months after you have been registered in “the population register” (Folkeregistret). You can have more information about A1 and A2 on the page New to Denmark.

The tests are held regularly. You choose the time and the location when you register. The tests are held on two locations in Denmark.

  • VSK Skolevej 6, 2600 Glostrup
  • SPROGCENTER VEJLE Damhaven 13A, 7100 Vejle

What to do at A1 and A2?

Danish test A1 and A2 are oral tests. You sit in front of a computer and perform the test. You speak into a microphone and what you say is recorded. You must answer 30 questions. You must answer at least 21 questions correctly to pass the test. A1 is easier than A2.

Example of A1

Example of A2

Rules

When should I pass A1 and A2 at the latest? What if I do not pass? What if I already have an exam in Danish?

Rules related to A1 og A2

In most cases, you must pass a Danish test at A1 level or higher level no later than 6 months after you have been registered in the population register in Denmark. If you already have a residence permit in Denmark on another basis, you must pass a Danish test at A1 level no later than 6 months after you have been granted a residence permit as a family-reunited spouse / cohabitant,

In most cases, you must pass a Danish test at A2 level or higher level no later than 9 months after you have been registered in “The population register” (Folkeregistret) in Denmark. If you have a residence permit in Denmark on another ground, you must pass a Danish test at A2 level no later than 9 months after you have been granted a residence permit as a family-reunited spouse/cohabitant.

However, if you have applied for family reunification before 1st July 2018, the deadline for passing the Danish test at A2 level is 15 months.

If you do not pass the test, you will have your deadline extended by three months.

Read more about deadlines here.

If you are already good at Danish and have passed another Danish exam, you may not need to take A1 or A2.

On the website of the Ministry of Immigration and Integration Affairs, you can find a list of the exams that meet the requirements for the level in A1 and A2. If you have taken one of these exams, you do not need to take A1 or A2.

Forlængelsesprøven – the test for religious preachers

If you are a religious preacher and wish to extend your residence permit in Denmark beyond 6 months you must pass a test called “Forlængelsesprøven”.

Here you can read more about “Forlængelsesprøven”. Unfortunately, the text is only in Danish.