To receive the benefit, the member must submit the following:

  1. Completed Claim Form
  2. Copy of valid passport certified by a Notary Public or lawyer
  3. Copy of Seaman’s Documentation Book (Fartsoppgave) or NIS Yellow Book (pages 1-3/5)
  4. Copy of Original Membership card or copy of Membership Letter or Statement of Account
  5. Copy of Medical Documentation from a doctor approved by the Norwegian Authorities, stating that the disability is permanent and renders you unfit for work (Certified by a doctor approved by Norwegian Authorities). The list of accredited doctors can be obtained from Storebrand or Fil-Nor GAIN, Inc.
  6. Evidence that you have received compensation in accordance with the Norwegian Shipping Association’s Collective Bargaining Agreement.
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