Did you know that this financial compensation amounts to 62.4% of your previous income?
You may be entitled to unemployment allowance if you have become wholly unemployed, or if your working hours have been reduced by at least 50%. If it is your own fault that you are unemployed, there will be a waiting time of at least twelve weeks before any compensation can be paid.
In some cases, you may still apply for this benefit on the basis of work in another EEA country. For example, if you are an EEA citizen and have become unemployed in Norway without having earned this sufficient minimum income.
Once you have fulfilled the conditions, you will be notified if the benefit has been granted. There is a waiting period of 3 days before it will be paid. You must also report to NAV every 14 days. This can be done either electronically or using the employment status form. This includes confirming your status as a job-seeker. The benefit is paid in arrears every 14 days, once your job-seeking activities have been approved.