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Children

  • Pregnancy benefit »

    You may be entitled to pregnancy benefit if you are pregnant and your work could entail a risk of injury to your unborn child. You must have been working for at least four weeks to be entitled to p...

  • Parental benefit »

    The purpose of parental benefit is to secure an income for parents in connection with childbirth or adoption. You may be entitled to parental benefit if you have had pensionable income from employm...

  • Lump sum maternity and adoption grants »

    A woman who is not entitled to parental benefit may be entitled to a lump sum grant paid in connection with childbirth or adoption.

  • Child benefit »

    The purpose of child benefit is to partly cover the expences of having a child. You can be paid child benefit from the month following the child’s birth, or the month after your arrival in Norway w...

  • Cash-for-care benefit »

    You can be paid cash-for-care benefit for children between the ages of 1 and 2. The condition is that the child does not have a full-time place in a publicly-funded pre-school day care ce...

  • Pre-school day care centres »

    The municipalities are responsible for pre-school day care centres in Norway. There are both private and public pre-school day care centres for children between the ages of one and five. Submit an ...