Bus driver or lorry driver
You can receive loans and grants for five weeks training as a transport driver
If you are taking the initial qualification course of 140 hours to be granted the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) for category C, CE and D you can get basic support for five weeks. This comprises NOK 14,627 in total.
You cannot get basic support if you are taking the initial qualification course of 140 hours to be granted the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) in category C1, C1E, D1, D1E and DE.
You can receive a loan and grant for an extra week if you take both the initial qualification course and driver’s license
If you are taking both the initial qualification course of 140 hours and a driver’s license in class C, CE or D, you can receive basic support for a total of six weeks. This comprises NOK 17,552 in total.
You will receive the money when you have started your 140 hour initial qualification course
The funds will be disbursed when the school has confirmed that you have started the initial qualification course of 140 hours. This also applies if you take a driver's license class C / CE / D in connection with 140 hours.
You are not entitled to loans and grants if you are only taking a driver’s license
You may only receive a grant and loan for a driver’s license if you take it in connection with the initial qualification course.
You must start or take the driver’s license within 12 months before the start of the basic training.
You may receive a tuition fees loan to cover the expenses of the course
You may borrow up to NOK 119,874 to cover expenses for tuition fees or course fees.
Apply when you have been accepted
You must have been accepted in the driving school before you apply for loan and grant. You must apply before you have completed the course. Exceptions apply if your course starts before 1 November and concludes after 15 November. In this case you must apply before 15 November. And if your course starts before 1 March and concludes after 15 March, you must apply before 15 March.