Prøve i Dansk 1-3 (PD1, PD2 and PD3)

Prøve i Dansk 1-3 (PD1, PD2 and PD3)

You can attend PD1, PD2, and PD3 twice a year – in November/December and in May/June.

Students at VSK receive a very comprehensive course, giving them the very best prerequisites for doing well for the examination. Learn more about the Danish Language Course here.

PD1, PD2 og PD3 May/June 2023:

PD3: May 23, 2023

PD2:  May 24, 2023

PD1: May 25, 2023

Registration: February 13, 2023 – March 13, 2023 .

Prøve i Dansk 1 (PD1)

PD1 will be held next time November/December 2022. The registration deadline was September 5, 2022.

The written test will be held on November 17, 2022. The oral exams will be held December 5-16, 2022.

Prøve i Dansk 1

PD1 is the final exam in the Danish Language Course 1.

You can use PD1 when applying for jobs.

The written and the 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 student.

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 student 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)

PD2 will be held next time November/December 2022. The registration deadline was September 5, 2022.

The written test will be held on November 16, 2022. The oral exams will be held December 5-16, 2022.

Prøve i Dansk 2

PD2 is the final exam in the Danish Language Course 2.

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 student.

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 student about a topic that is unknown to you before the examination.

Here you can watch a video on PD2.

Prøve i Dansk 3 (PD3)

PD3 will be held next time November/December 2022. The registration deadline was September 5, 2022.

The written test will be held on November 15, 2022. The oral exams will be held December 5-16, 2022.

Prøve i Dansk 3

PD3 is the final exam in the Danish Language Course 3.

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

The written and the 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.

Here, you kan learn more about the written and the oral part of PD3.

rules

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?

Rules regarding Prøve i Dansk

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 under special conditions, you must inform us when registering. You do this by ticking “Special conditions”. 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

Indfødsretsprøven and Medborgerskabsprøven are exams 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.

Winter 2022

Exam date: November 23, 2022

Registration deadline: October 19, 2022

Summer 2023

Exam date: May 31, 2023

Registration deadline: April 26, 2023

Indfødsretsprøven

The exam is held November 23, 2022.

You prepare for the exam by reading the learning material:

Læremateriale til Indfødsretsprøven

published by the Ministry.

Indfødsretsprøven

If you want to apply for Danish citizenship, you must, among other things, pass Indfødsretsprøven (called the Danish Citizenship Exam. The exam consists of 45 written questions on Danish society, Danish culture, Danish history and Danish values (multiple choice). To pass the test, you must answer 36 questions correctly. Of these, you must answer at least 4 out of 5 questions about Danish values ​​correctly. The test lasts 45 minutes.

Medborgerskabsprøven

The exam is held November 23, 2022.

You prepare for the exam by reading the learning material

Læremateriale til Medborgerskabsprøven

published by the Ministry.

Medborgerskabsprøven

If you want to apply for permanent residence permit you must, among other tings, 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.

rules

Rules

At what time should I arrive before the exam? What should I bring to the test? What is a valid photo ID?

Rules regarding Indfødsretsprøven and Medborgerskabsprøven

Tid og sted

Once you are registered, you will receive information about time and place. Arrive well in advance for the test. It might take time to get registered.

Photo ID

Please, remember to bring valid photo identification in 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.

This is what you can bring

In general, you are not allowed to bring aids. You must hand in your phone before the examination. You will of course get your phone back after you have left the examination room.

Danish Exam A1 og A2 – for family reunified spouses

Danish Exam A1 og A2 – for family reunified spouses

If you are granted residence permit in Denmark on the grounds of reunification with your 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 find more information on the website “New to Denmark. You can have more information about A1 and A2 on the page New to Denmark.

tid og sted A1 og A2

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

A1 and A2

The tests in Danish language A1 and A2 are oral tests and you are sitting by a computer.

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.

Eksempel på A1

Eksempel på A2

rules

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 regarding A1 and A2

In most cases, you must pass a Danish test at A1 level or higher, no later than 6 months after you have been registered in the “The population register” (Folkeregistret). 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, no later than 9 months after you have been registered in “The population register” (Folkeregistret). 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

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.