The refugees who do not have their own source of income have a right and an obligation to participate in the programme.

Participants receive benefits equal twice the national insurance scheme's basic amount. (2 G)

Participants under the age of 25 get 2/3 support. The programme's target group is defined by the law. Broadly speaking it is aimed at:

  • New refugee arrives in Norway between the age of 18 and 55
  • People who are settled in agreement with IMDI
  • Family-reunited immigrants that have not been settled in Norway for more than five years.