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Foreldre- og svangerskapspenger (FOR)

Applying for parental benefit or your maternal or paternal quota upon an adoptionNAV 14-05.06

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When applying for a lump-sum grant in connection with an adoption, you must enclose the adoption order and confirmation of the date of assuming care of the child.

Attachment: Documentation of date asylum has been granted

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If you are seeking asylum and have not received an answer to your application, you must enclose documentation that you are seeking asylum.

If you have been granted asylum, you must enclose documentation showing the date on which you have been granted asylum (not the date when the decision was made).

Attachment: Documentation of employment and income

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If you are employed, your employer must document your period of employment and salary using form NAV 08-30.01 - “Income details”. If you have a deduction from earnings order and NAV is going to pay parental benefits to you directly, your employer must also fill out form NAV 08-30.02 - “Deductions”. Forms NAV 08-30.01 and NAV 08-30.02 must be filled out by the employer. You may handover the forms to your employer or your employer may obtain these from www.nav.no/skjema.

If you are self-employed or freelance, you must enclose documentation from an auditor or accountant, a copy of your tax assessment and trading statement or similar.

Attachment: Documentation of period(s) of employment from employer(s) in the relevant EEA member state.

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Attachment: Documentation of the period of military or civil national service.

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Your military base must document your period of service.

Attachment: Documentation of severance pay.

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Your employer must document your income and the period to which the severance pay applies.

 If severance pay is paid as a lump sum, your employer must document the period to which the amount applies.

Attachment: Documentation of income while studying.

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Your employer must document your wages using form NAV 08-30.01 – “Income details”. It must be stated on this form in which period the course takes place.  If you have a deduction from earnings order and NAV is going to pay parental benefits to you directly, your employer must also fill out form NAV 08-30.02 – “Deductions”.

Forms NAV 08-30.01 and NAV 08-30.02 must be filled out by the employer. You may handover the forms to your employer or your employer can obtain these from www.nav.no/skjema.

Attachment: Documentation of the mother’s education, employment or illness.

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When only the father is entitled to parental benefit or the father is going to take all or part of the shared period, the mother must fulfil certain conditions. The mother does not have to fulfil any conditions, if she is receiving disability pension and the father is only claiming parental benefit for 14 weeks (for births or adoptions finalised on or after 1 July 2013). The mother must fulfil certain conditions if the father is claiming parental benefit for more than 14 weeks and the mother is receiving disability pension.

If the mother is studying, you must enclose confirmation from the educational institution that the course is officially approved, full-time and its duration.

If the mother is working, you must enclose documentation from the mother’s employer stating how much she is working in relation to a full-time position and during which period she is working.

If the mother is combining work and education that together adds up to a 100% position, you must enclose documentation as mentioned above and that shows the part-time percentages.

If the mother is ill, you must enclose a description of functional ability from the mother’s doctor stating that she is completely dependent on receiving assistance to look after her child. It is not enough to submit a doctor’s certificate. Her doctor must also write a special medical certificate clearly stating how the illness or injury affects her ability to care for her child, the amount of assistance she requires and how long the illness is expected to last.

If the mother is admitted to a health institution, you must enclose confirmation of admission from the institution.

If the mother is participating in a qualification programme for people with significantly impaired work and earning capacity, you must enclosed documentation from the programme organizer.

If the mother is participating in an introduction programme for recently arrived immigrants pursuant to Chapter 2 of the Introduction Act, you must enclose documentation from the programme organizer.