There are several kinds of kanji lists available. Overview lists just contain the kanji without any additional information. The detailed Lists contain all the Information you need for studying and writing your own kanji cards.
By JLPT level
The JLPT is THE Japanese test for all who learn Japanese as foreign Language. It is divided in to four levels. The difficulty rises from Level four to Level one.
These lists display the kanji ordered by the grade in which they are taught in Japanese schools.
By frequency of use
These Lists Display the kanji ordered by the frequency they are used in Japanese Newspapers.
It is also possible to create individualized kanji lists.