Inburgeringexamen for indefinite resident permit

If you have any plans to move to Holland or if you have already settled there, this is the place to discuss the Inburgeringsexamen ('integration' exam for immigrants), NT2 (Dutch as a second language), and studying at Flemish or Dutch schools and universities.
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Inburgeringexamen for indefinite resident permit

Post by dungchu » Tue Mar 15, 2011 10:33 pm

hi all.
I plan to apply for an indefinite resident permit this Sep (I will have lived 5 years without a gap as a highly educated worker, kennismigrant). The English version of IND.nk says that I need to pass the civic integration course (at A2 level). The Dutch version says that I need the inburgeringexam. I am quite confused which one I really need???
Having read some topics in this forum, I got even more confused between: civic integration course, inburgeringexam and NT2. Can anyone explain to me the differences? What is the estimated time to get the inburgeringexam? (my Dutch knowledge: finished the 'absolute beginners course' in the language institute, university of Amsterdam).

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Re: Inburgeringexamen for indefinite resident permit

Post by abisurd » Sat May 12, 2012 6:03 pm

My answer is not definitive, but from what I know about the process, either of the exams (Inburgering or NT2 Level 2) are sufficient for a permanent residence. These are also sufficient for applying for a Dutch passort (Naturalization)

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Re: Inburgeringexamen for indefinite resident permit

Post by abisurd » Sat May 12, 2012 6:03 pm

BTW, In case you have found the answer in the 2 months since you posted your query, please let us also know.

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Re: Inburgeringexamen for indefinite resident permit

Post by Bert » Sat May 12, 2012 9:12 pm

abisurd wrote:BTW, In case you have found the answer in the 2 months since you posted your query, please let us also know.
I'm afraid it's actually 14 months...

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Re: Inburgeringexamen for indefinite resident permit

Post by adappel » Sun May 13, 2012 9:02 am

If there is anyone who has similar questions about ehich exam you should take, or about differences between exams, please contact me,

In many cases I can help to pass the obligatory exam within a short period and without much efffort...
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