Rule changes for cash-for-care benfit effective July 1, 2017


To receive cash-for-care benfit, you and your child must generally live in Norway. From July 1, 2017 you must also have a minimum of 5 years membership in the National Insurance Scheme.

When the child lives with both parents, both parents must have been members of the National Insurance for 5 years. When NAV assesses the condition of membership, periods of national insurance in another EEA countries will also be taken into account.

The rule change only applies to new applications.

Read more about cash-for care benefit outside of Norway

Rates for cash-for care benefit will increase effective August 1st. 2017