Retirement pension from Equinor ASA comes in addition to the pension from the National Insurance Scheme (NAV), AFP and any pension rights earned from other employers.
All employees of Equinor ASA are covered by a disability scheme. Should you become ill long-term, you may be entitled to disability benefits both from the National Insurance Scheme and from Equinor's Pensjon scheme.
If a member or a pensioner passes away, their dependents may be entitled to a pension from Equinor Pensjon.
Those who may be entitled to dependants pensions are as follows:
- Surviving spouses
- Divorced spouses*
- Children under age 21 for whom the deceased provided or was obliged to provide
* Divorced spouses must meet marriage law requirements. That means that the divorcee must have been 45 or more at the time they divorced, the marriage must have lasted for at least 10 years and the divorcee must not have remarried. See also the Marriage Act.
If the deceased had a paid-up policy with Equinor Pension, the dependents may be entitled to a pension from the paid-up policy if they otherwise meet the conditions.
If you have previously been employed by Equinor ASA, and have been a member of Equinor Pensjon with an end date after 1 July 2013 you may have a paid-up policy in Equinor Pensjon.
For employees who joined Equinor ASA before 30 June 2013, the paid-up policy was issued by Nordea Liv AS, as Equinor Pensjon up until 1 July 2013 had an agreement with Nordea Liv regarding transfer paid-up policies.
An overview of your paid-up policies can be found at www.norskpensjon.no