Why is this good for you?
Child benefit (barnetrygd)
You may be entitled to child benefit if you have a child under the age of 18 in your care.
How much child benefit will you receive? Ordinary child benefit is a fixed amount per child of 1 054 NOK per month. If the child’s mother is not registered as living in Norway and/or the child is not born in Norway, you must apply for child benefit.
Cash-for-care benefit (kontantstøtte)
If your child does not attend kindergarten or attend part time, you are entitled to Cash-for-care benefit.
Cash-for-care benefit is 7500 NOK per month when applying for 100 percent cash-for-care benefit.
How long can you receive the benefits?
You can receive cash-for-care benefits for children between 1 and 2 years, i.e. starting the month the child turns 13 months, up until and including the month the child turns 23 months. You can receive cash-for-care benefits for a maximum of 11 months.
How much does it cost?
Child benefit 1200 NOK
Cash-for-care benefit 1200 NOK
Child benefit + Cash-for-care benefit – 2000 NOK
We can translate documents 200 NOK / page.
How to apply?
After registering on the right-hand side, fill out the form as precisely as you can. Attach the necessary documents. Do a payment directly on the webpage, send in the application and we will handle your case.
Required documents for child benefit
- Registreringsbevis (your residence permit document from the Norwegian);
- Work contract (for the parent that works in Norway);
- Birth certificate (original and translation);
- Passport or national ID for both parents.
Required documents for Cash-for-care benefit
- Registreringsbevis (your residence permit document from the Norwegian;
- Birth certificate of the child (original and translation).