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Long-term sick leave

When your sick leave develops into a long-term absence, your follow-up will be reviewed and new measures will be considered. After six months, UiO will contact you to clarify what your rights to sickness benefits are and to prepare for a possible application for a disability pension.


  • Extended medical certificate after 8 weeks
  • Dialogue meeting 2 after 6 months


  • Termination date for sickness benefits
  • Information from UiO
  • Holiday entitlement

Sick beyond one year

  • Disability pension from the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Work assessment allowance from NAV
  • Leave of absence from UiO

Return to work

  • Workplace adaptations
  • Earning new sickness benefits rights