Dependant supplement to old-age pension and public sector contractual early retirement pension (AFP)

  • does not receive disability benefit from the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme
  • is not entitled to a 100% old-age pension from the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme 
  • does not have income above the national insurance basic amount
  • does not receive a public sector AFP contractual early retirement pension
  • Full spouse supplement corresponds to 25% of the minimum pension level at the high rate 
  • Full child supplement corresponds to 20% of the minimum pension at the high rate for each child (child supplement is not given to recipients of an AFP contractual early retirement pension) 
  • Child supplement and spouse supplements are reduced by 50% of the income above a defined threshold called the exemption amount, which is set each year. 
  • When a person is entitled to child supplement for children living with both parents, both parents’ incomes will be included in the calculations, in accordance with the more detailed rules. 
  • The dependant supplement will also be reduced if the recipient has a reduced period of national insurance cover. 
  • Documentation of your own income 
  • Documentation of your spouse or cohabiting partner’s income 
  • Documentation of the child(ren)’s income 
  • A full spouse supplement corresponds to 25 % of the lowest pension level at a high rate
  • A full child supplement corresponds to 20 % of the lowest pension level at a high rate for each child
  • A full spouse supplement corresponds to 50 % of the basic amount.
  • A full child supplement corresponds to 40 % of the basic amount for each child.
  • The dependant supplements are reduced by 50 % of your income above an exemption amount that is set every year.
  • When a person is entitled to a child supplement for children who live with both parents, both parents' income must be calculated in accordance with specific rules.
  • The dependant supplements will also be reduced if the recipient has a reduced period of national insurance cover.
  • Moving to another country    
  • Staying in another country for more than 12 months    
  • Staying in another country more than 6 months in a calendar year in two or more consecutive years
  • Moving to another country
  • Staying in another country for more than 90 days in the course of a 12 month period