hild / cash benefits are applicable to people who are employed in Norway or to people who have their own business activity. The basic condition for receiving such a benefit is paying insurance (Norw. trygdeavgift) in Norway. Moreover, it is necessary to have the same address of permanent residence as the child / children for which the person wishes to receive the child / cash benefits.
A man wanting to obtain a child / cash benefit must be the child’s biological father. If he wishes to receive the benefit for a child whose biological father he is not, he first needs to adopt the child.
given for a child from 0 to 18 years old and it is 970 NOK per month (from 01.03.2019 the monthly rate of child benefit will increse to 1054 NOK)
if there is a child benefit paid out in the country of origin, there will be the difference paid out in Norway, 970 NOK minus the family benefit from the country of origin
the benefit is paid out up to one month back after the commencement of work in Norway, but not earlier than 3 years back
given for a child from 1-2 years old, as long as the child does not attend the kindergarten/nursery with public financing
the amount is: for children between 13-23 months old – 7500 NOK per month (from the 1st July 2017)
the benefit is paid out up to 3 months back
Documents / information required:
child’s / children’s birth certificate – translation into Norwegian or English (EU birth certificates do not need to be translated)
marriage certificate – translation into Norwegian or English (EU marriage certificates do not need to be translated)
father’s and mother’s permits (for residence and work) in Norway (current and previous)
copy of contract with employer or confirmation on running own business activity with balance sheet from an accountant
NOTE! Child / cash benefit is not paid for those months when social security contributions were not deducted.
From the 1st July 2017, parent that takes care of a child (if a child lives with two parents, then this requirement covers both), must be a member of the social security system for 5 years prior to application (insurance in EEA countries is complied).
Child benefit application: from 500 PLN or 1000 NOK
Cash benefit application: from 500 PLN or 1000 NOK
Both applications at once: from 900 PLN or 1800 NOK
Translations: at our office we can translate all Your documents into Norwegian. To do that, we need the original document or scan of the original document sent to us via email. The prices of the translations depend on the number of signs (size of the document).
Would you like us to prepare a child / cash benefit application for you?
Fill out the online form.
if you have no permanent address
periods you claim the payment of family benefits
or local account number if you returned to home country
for father or mother in Norway (current and former) or a document of residence registration REGISTRERINGSBEVIS. Please upload just one file. If you need to upload more than one please save it as an archive. (.zip, .rar)
If you have not worked, but have received sickness/unemployment benefit in that period, please send us a letter from the institution/decision confirming it. Please upload just one file. If you need to upload more than one please save it as an archive. (.zip, .rar)