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Annual leave, leave of absence and sick leave

Do you want to take annual leave or parental leave, register illness or take time off for another reason? Find out what the rules are and how to apply for or register leave.

Annual leave

Are you planning to apply for annual leave – or do you want to know what the rules are or how many days of annual leave you have? For government employees, the number of days of annual leave is determined by your age.

More information about annual leave

Parental leave and parental benefit

Do you want to apply for parental leave, do you need to care for a sick child (VAB) – or do you want to know more about parental benefit supplement?

More information about pregnancy, parental leave and care of a sick child

Other types of leave

Leave may be paid or unpaid. Whether or not you receive your salary during the period of leave depends on the reason for the leave. Sometimes salary deductions are determined by the number of days of leave.

More information about paid and unpaid leave

Sick leave

If you fall ill, you must notify your line manager and register your sick leave on your first day of illness in Primula. When you are well again, report your recovery in Primula. If you are ill for an extended period of time, you must submit a doctor’s certificate. 

More information about sick leave

Annual leave, other leave of absence and sick leave for employees with fixed working hours

Here you can find information for employees who have fixed working hours and how this affects annual leave and other leave of absence. 

Read more about annual leave, other leave of absence and sick leave for employees with fixed working hours

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