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It is very important that you register with arbetsförmedlingen on the first day of your unemployment. To apply for benefit you then need to send certificates regarding your work and/or the activities you have had during the last twelve months to Akademikernas a-kassa. For the benefit to be paid out you need to fill in kassakort in Mina Sidor.

Apply for benefit:

Visit arbetsförmedlingen and register

You can start an account online but you'll have to visit arbetsförmedlingen to become registered as unemployed.

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Ask your employer to fill out the form Arbetsgivarintyg

Contact your employer and have them fill out the form Arbetsgivarintyg. The form provides us with information for the previous 12 months of your employment.

Months that you have studied full-time, received sickness or parental benefits, can at times be disregarded. If that is the case, we might need additional certificates for more than the past 12 months. 

Send your documents to us

Most of the documents you can complete online. We only have Swedish forms, call our customer service 08-412 33 00 if you need help to fill them  out.

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Parental leave

Fill in kassakort at

The kassakort is used to report your duration of unemployment, and covers a two-week period. You state what you have been doing during those two weeks, and submit the kassakort to us through You'll need BankID to log in.

The kassakort are your formal application for payment of benefit. Therefore, it is very important that the information on the kassakort is correct. Please contact us if you are unsure about anything.

Register bank account

Register which bank account you want your benefit paid into here: 

Report your activities to arbetsförmedlingen

Remember to report your job seeking activities to arbetsförmedlingen between the 1st and 14th every month.

Report your activities at arbetsfö

More about activity report

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“The kassakort” is your formal application for benefit (a-kassa)and it is important that your report is adequate. You cannot receive benefit from a-kassan and Försäkringskassan or CSN at the same time. Please contact us before signing your “kassakort” if you are unsure about anything.

  • Here are the most common situations and how you report them.
  • Part time job (employment): Report the work hours on the kassakort.
  • Part time job (self-employed): Normally this is against the rules. Call us for more information.
  • Sickness: Inform Försäkringskassan and report “sjuk/FP” on the kassakort
  • Sick child: Inform Försäkringskassan and report “sjuk/FP” on the kassakort
  • Parental leave: Inform Försäkringskassan and report “sjuk/FP” on the kassakort
  • Don´t want to work or cannot take a job: Report “förhindrad” on the kassakort

9 november 2016