You can receive cash-for-care benefits for children between the ages of one and two years of age or for adopted children who have not started school. If your child attends a government subsidised day care centre full-time, you will not receive cash-for-care benefits. If your child attends a government subsidised day-care centre part-time, you can receive partial support.
You may be entitled to child benefit if you have a child under the age of 18 in your care, who is living with you in Norway. Single parents are also entitled to extended child benefit and infant supplement. You do not usually need to apply for child benefit. If the child is born in Norway, the mother will automatically receive child benefit around 2 months after the child is born.
Financial assistance is a temporary form of income. The objective of this type of benefit is to help you manage on your own as soon as possible. Before you can qualify for financial assistance you must consider every other possibility for you to provide for yourself. This could include employment, other means of income or using your own savings.
As a common rule, you can not get unemployment benefit if your are a student. But there is some exceptions. If you wish to keep your unemployment benefit while you are a student, you have to apply for it. Read more about unemployment benefit and education on Nav.no
If you have got payments from NAV in 2020, you will receive the annual statement between 8 and 21 January, and latest 1 February 2020. If you are a digital user, you will find your annual statement for 2019 in 'Dine saker' on Ditt NAV.