Integration by 2022

The new Civic Integration Act has been in force since 1 January 2022. Did you start integration after 1 January 2022? Then the information on this page is important to you! Read more about the different steps of the integration process and what the UAF can do for you. 

Purpose of the law

The purpose of the law is that you learn the Dutch language and also prepare for study or work. The municipality will ensure that you receive an integration program that suits you. They do that with you. The municipality will also guide you during the integration process. After your integration, you can move on to study or work at your level.  

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Integration phases

The integration process has 3 phases:

1. Broad intake

The municipality will talk to you about your goals, your experience of working and studying and your capacities.

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2. Integration and Participation Plan (PIP)​

After the broad intake, the municipality draws up an Integration and Participation Plan (PIP). This contains the agreements you have made with the municipality.

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3. Learning pathways

After the PIP you follow one of the three learning routes: Education route, B1 route or Z route.

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