Work assessment allowance (AAP)

  • As a general rule, you must have been a member of the National Insurance Scheme for at least 5 years.
  • You must be between 18 and 67 years old.
  • You must be resident in Norway.
  • Your ability to work must be reduced by at least 50 per cent due to illness or injury.
  • You must need treatment, follow-up, or an employment scheme to help you come back to work.
  • You must send your work registration card to NAV every 14 days.   
  • you are involved in preparing a specific activity plan for what you will do in order to return to work,
  • you attend the agreed meetings with NAV,
  • you provide the information and documentation that NAV requires in order to assist you,
  • you complete the activities that you and your NAV advisor have agreed to in your plan.
  • do not attend a meeting we have called you to, 
  • do not meet on a specifically agreed day to participate in programmes, assessments or treatment,  
  • do not submit documentation and/or information that we have requested by the deadline. 
  • medical treatment,  
  • employment scheme, 
  • gradually increasing the amount you work after illness (work capability testing), 
  • follow-up by NAV after you have attempted treatment or initiatives. 
  • while you and NAV are working out an activity plan, 
  • while you are waiting for treatment or a place in an employment scheme. 
  • due to illness or injury, you were not able to commence initiatives/treatment until after a lengthy assessment,
  • due to illness or injury, you were unable to combine treatment and initiatives.
  • will be staying outside of Norway/the EEA or Switzerland for more than 90 days, 
  • upon departure, has already stayed outside of Norway/the EEA or Switzerland for 90 days during the past 12 months,
  • during this stay abroad, the child will have stayed outside of Norway/the EEA or Switzerland for 90 days during the past 12 months. 
  • learning materials
  • daily travel expenses
  • travel to compulsory meetings
  • expenses for home trips
  • relocation expenses
  • child care
  • extra expenses for housing
  • Obtain full-time or part-time employment.
  • Receive payments from your employer.
  • Fully or partly recover from your illness or injury.
  • Stop participating in schemes or end treatment.
  • Will go on holiday or leave. Read more about holiday absences/periods spent abroad and access the application form.
  • Intend to move abroad. Read more about moving abroad.
  • Are in custody on remand, serving a prison sentence or in detention.
  • Change address or bank account number. You can temporarily change your postal address and account number
  • Are admitted to hospital or an institution.
  • Intend to travel or move abroad.
  • Receive a pension from another pension scheme.
  • Are responsible for more or fewer children.
  • Receive the child supplement and the child has his/her own income.
  • Have other information that may be of importance to your right to benefits.