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Wat gaat er veranderen?

Wat gaat er veranderen? The new Civic Integration Act: What is going to change?

The new Civic Integration Act will come into effect on 1 January 2022. Read below about a number of important changes.

Het nieuwe inburgeringstraject: leerroutes

Het nieuwe inburgeringstraject: leerroutes The new civic integration process: pathways

There are three pathways in the new Civic Integration Act for people who have to integrate to fulfil their civic integration requirement. Would you like to know more about the different pathways and the one which best suits your needs? Read more about it here.

De brede intake

De brede intake The comprehensive intake interview

During the comprehensive intake interview, you are shown the different ways in which you can fulfil your civic integration requirement. You can find out more information about the comprehensive intake interview in the following article.

Het persoonlijk Plan Inburgering en Participatie (PIP)

Het persoonlijk Plan Inburgering en Participatie (PIP) The personal Civic Integration and Participation Plan (PIP)

The drawing up of a personal Civic Integration and Participation Plan (PIP) is mandatory. On the basis of information drawn from a comprehensive intake interview, a personal programme for language learning combined with (voluntary) work, study or internship(s) is drawn up for people who have to integrate: the personal Civic Integration and Participation Plan (PIP). The PIP comprises all the information on how someone must satisfy their civic integration requirement. Would you like to know more about the content of the PIP? Read more about it here.

Het Participatieverklaringstraject (PVT)

Het Participatieverklaringstraject (PVT) The Participation Statement Process (PVT)

The Participation Statement Process is a mandatory part of civic integration and is part of the personal Civic Integration and Participation Plan (PIP). People who have to integrate are introduced to the core values of Dutch society and sign a participation statement. Read more about the PVT here.

Module Arbeidsmarkt en Participatie (MAP)

Module Arbeidsmarkt en Participatie (MAP) Dutch Labour Market and Participation Module (MAP)

In order to comply with the civic integration requirement, people who have to integrate must complete and pass the Dutch Labour Market and Participation Module (MAP). You will familiarise yourself with and prepare yourself for participation in the Dutch labour market. Would you like to find out more about the MAP? Read more about it here.

Blik op werk

Blik op werk The 'BLIK OP WERK' Quality Mark

To be able to make use of a DUO loan to pay for civic integration exam preparation, language tuition has to be approved by the Blik op Werk foundation (BoW). Read more about the Blik op Werk quality mark here.

Wat is inburgeren en wie moeten er inburgeren? What is civic integration and who must integrate?

Read more about what integration is and whether or not you are required to integrate.

Hoe bereid ik me voor op het inburgeringsexamen? How to prepare for the integration exam

In order to pass the integration exam, you must be able to read, listen, write and speak in Dutch at the A2 level. In addition, you must have knowledge of Dutch society. Read all about how you can best prepare for the exam.

Het inburgeringsexamen en andere examens The civic integration exam and other exams

You must take an exam to prove that you have adequate knowledge of the Dutch language and of Dutch society. 

De Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst en andere belangrijke instanties The immigration and naturalization service (Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst, IND) and other important authorities

What does this agency do, what matters do you need to handle through the IND and what other agencies are relevant to you?