Civic integration examination in New Zealand

If you want to come to the Netherlands for an extended period of time and are a national of New Zealand, you do not have to take the civic integration exam abroad.

If you live in New Zealand but have a different nationality, find out what you must do.

Making an appointment

Within 5 days of paying the exam fees you will receive payment confirmation from DUO. With this confirmation you can make an appointment to sit the exam.

Make an appointment at the Netherlands embassy in Wellington by emailing:

What to bring to your appointment

Bring the following with you to your appointment:

  • a valid passport
  • confirmation of your appointment
  • a recent colour passport photograph

Check the requirements for passport photos.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.