Sickness benefit (sykepenger) comes partly from your employer and partly from NAV.
Sickness benefits (sykepenger)
Replaces your income when you are unable to work due to illness or injury.
You are entitled to sickness benefit (sykepenger) from the 17th day of absence, but until the end of June you will receive sickness benefit from day 6 if the sickness absence is due to corona.
In principle, you cannot receive sickness benefit (sykepenger) while you are in school. If you are able to study full-time, NAV assumes that you can also work. However, there are some cases where you may be entitled to money from NAV while studying.
The rules for sickness benefit (sykepenger) vary, depending on your work and your current situation. Find the rules that apply to you.
If you are considering travelling while on sick leave, there are a few things you need to check in advance. If your trip prevents you from fulfilling the duties you have while you are on sick leave, you will not be allowed to keep your sickness benefit.
If you are an EEA national, you may be entitled to sickness benefit (sykepenger) if you work in Norway.