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Unemployment benefits

Unemployment benefits in Norway are granted, if you:

  • Have completely lost your job or your working hours have decreased by more than 50% compared with the previous workload.
  • During the previous calendar year (2017) you earned at least NOK 145,325 or NOK 290,649 over the last 3 calendar years (2015-2017).
  • You are registered in NAV system as an active jobseeker and send reports every 14 days (meldekort).
  • You live in Norway, actively seek employment, update your resume, and comply with other NAV requirements (attend the appointments, courses, etc.).

The unemployment benefit totals 62.4% of former income. If you have minor children, you are entitled to top-up benefit (NOK 17 per day).

When do you get the first payment of unemployment benefits:

  • If you have been dismissed at the employer's initiative, you are entitled to the unemployment benefits since day 4 after the registration with NAV.
  • If you leave job voluntarily, payment of benefits commences in 12 weeks after the registration with NAV.

 

The price of processing the unemployment benefits is - 120 eur 

1
Fill out the form online
FILL OUT THE FORM

2
Receive information by emailWe send you all necessary information on the progress of processing the unemployment benefit. We let you know what documents will be required.
3
Submit your documentsScan and send your documents to us by e-mail or copies thereof by regular mail.
4
We submit your application for unemployment benefitsWe fill out an application for the unemployment benefits and file it with NAV for further consideration. We register you in NAV system as a jobseeker and train you on how to use this system.
5
Enjoy the resultAfter NAV have considered your application for the unemployment benefits, you will receive a confirmation by regular mail, and you will soon be able to receive payments to your bank account.

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Unemployment benefits