Travel allowance (reisetilskudd)

  • You who are an employee, self-employed or freelancer. 
  • You who need transport to and from your workplace due to health problems.
  • You who are entitled to sickness benefit. The travel allowance is then provided instead of sickness benefit. You can also combine partial sick note with partial travel allowance.
  • Peter earns 312,000 kroner per year divided by 260 days = a daily rate of NOK 1 200.
  • If Peter works 50% and is 50% on sick leave, sickness benefit amounts to NOK 600.
  • Peter can be reimbursed for taxi expenses limited upwards to NOK 600.
  • the period for which the travel allowance is sought 
  • the reason that you cannot travel normally to and from work, and that you would otherwise be on sick leave. 
  • Complete the application for travel allowance for work travel
  • Attach receipts for the transport.
  • If you are partially on sick leave, you also apply for sickness benefit by filling in part D of the paper sick note. Unfortunately, you cannot use a digital application for travel allowance.
  • Fill out the application form for employers.
  • Tick which documentation is to be attached. A cover page sheet comes up that you print out and place on top when you send the form in the post.
  • Remember to send a digital income report as well.