Cash-for-care benefits / "Kontantstøtte" is given to everybody who is paying tax in Norway. Everybody has the right to get Child Benefit in Norway. The Child Benefit is paid for children from 0 up to 18 years of age.
Cash-for-care benefits is granted for children between one up to years of age and for adopted children who have not started school, yet. The condition for receiving cash-for-care benefit is that the child does not have a full-time place in a day-nursery that receives public subsidies. A full-time place entails an agreement that the child doesn't attend day-nursery for 20 hours or more per week. If the agreed attendance is shorter, 50 percent case-for-care benefit may be provided.
- Cash-for-care benefits is granted for a maximum period of 11 months.
- Full cash-for-care benefit is 5 000 NOK per month for children between the ages of 13-18 months and 3 303 NOK per month for children between the ages of 19-23 months.