GETTING PREPARED FOR THE EXAM AT THE DUTCH EMBASSY
The Basisexamen inburgering is being taken for the purpose of obtaining a residence, work or study permit in the Netherlands. The exam is mandatory for everyone who wants to integrate into the Dutch society. The exam is taken at the Dutch embassy and the application is submitted at www.naarnederland.nl.
Preparation for the Basisexamen inburgering involves 20 lessons, 60+ minutes each, depending on candidates’ level and progress.
The exam consists of three parts
- Kennis van de Nederlandse Samenleving (KNS)
(a test on Dutch history and society)
(text reading and comprehension)
The parts of the exam can be spaced out or taken all at once in a single day.
You can see example exams here.