Grant for funeral arrangements and transportation of the deceased

  • net wealth from the last available tax return from the last full year before the year of death
  • insurance paid out after death 
  • occupational pension paid out to the deceased for the month after the death 
  • contributions towards funeral expenses from charities, organizations, associations, etc. that are paid out as a result of the death 
Net wealth NOK 1,000
Insurance NOK 0
Occupational pension for the month after death NOK 2,500
Contribution from a funeral charity NOK 1,700
NOK 5,200
Funeral grant NOK 25,377
- total wealth etc. of NOK 5,200
= maximum possible grant NOK 20,177
  • the deceased's and survivors' total financial assets (bank deposits and transferable securities) from the last available tax return. It is the tax return from the year before the year of death that is used as the basis
  • insurance paid out after death 
  • occupational pension paid out to the deceased for the month after the death 
  • contributions towards funeral expenses from charities, organizations, associations, etc. that are paid out as a result of the death
NOK 30,000
Insurance NOK 0
Occupational pension paid for the months after the month of death NOK 2,500
Contribution from a funeral charity NOK 1,700
Total wealth etc. NOK 34,200
- Deductible (fribeløp) NOk 25,377
NOK 8,823
Funeral grant NOK 25,377
- Calculation basis NOK 8,823
Gravferdsstønad til utbetaling   NOK 15, 554
  • the distance to the nearest funeral directors is very great or 
  • it is necessary to take a ferry and there is a long waiting time or 
  • it is necessary to rent a ferry 
  • the death occurs during a temporary stay in another Nordic country