Back to work with help from Varma

Change in the compensation of a rehabilitee's travel expenses

A change took place in the compensation of a rehabilitee's travel expenses as of the beginning of 2019.

  • Commutes are only compensated on the basis of actual commuting days.
  • Commutes are paid in both directions, and the compensation is €0.11/km.
  • Travel expenses are compensated up to a maximum of €600/month.
  • For long-distace commuters, travel expenses between a second residence and the home locality are compensated to a maximum of €300/month, and at most four commutes are compensated per month. 

Read about the compensation of rehabilitation costs

The steps of your rehabilitation with Varma

The steps of your rehabilitation

How to apply for vocational rehabilitation

  1. Discuss your possibility to receive vocational rehabilitation with your attending doctor or occupational health physician.
  2. Request a 'B' medical statement from your physician to attach to the application.
  3. Also bring the matter up with your eployer. If you are self-employed, think about your possibilities to continue in working life through rehabilitation supported by Varma.
  4. Fill in the online application form for vocational rehabilitation after you have obtained a 'B' medical statement.

If you already have a clear plan regarding your rehabilitation, enter information in the application; e.g. the dates and tasks of a work trial that you have agreed on with your employer. If you do not have a plan yet, you can apply for a preliminary decision on your entitlementto rehabilitation. Together with the rehabilitation decision, you will receive information concerning your personal rehabilitation specialist at Varma.

We will process your application usually in less than three weeks.

What inormation do you need when filling in an appllication? See the checklist

Convenient electronic application

1. Find out what the vocational rehabilitation options are. 2. Get a Medical Statement B. 3. Make an electronic application.

Go to the application
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