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Covid-19 Support & Resources: Self-Employed Professionals (SEPs)

  1. NTUC/e2i - SEP Training Support Scheme

    For Self-Employed Persons (SEPs) to receive training allowance when they attend and complete courses under SkillsFuture series and approved Sector-specific training programmes.

  2. Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support)

    For all Singaporeans who are 40 to 60 years by 31 December 2020. One-time $500 credit top-up Claimable for a selected list of courses from 1 October 2020.

  3. SkillsFuture Credit Top-Up

    For all Singaporeans who are 25 years and above by 31 December 2020. One-time $500 credit top-up Claimable for courses from the IHLs and NTUC LearningHub from 1 April 2020. Claimable for full range of SkillsFuture Credit-eligible courses from 1 October 2020.

  4. Enhanced Workfare Special Payment

    For all Singaporean employees and self-employed persons who received Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) payments in Work Year 2019. $3,000 to be credited into bank account previously provided or by cheque July 2020 - $1,500 October 2020 - $1,500

  5. Point-to-Point Support Package - Extended Special Relief Fund

    For taxi and private hire car (PHC drivers). Details on the eligibility criteria will be released later. $10 per day and rental rebates May - September 2020

  6. LOA / SHN Support Programme

    The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is providing support to help businesses and self-employed persons (SEPs) who are affected by Leave of Absence (LOA) and Stay-Home Notice (SHN) requirements due to COVID-19.
  7. Quarantine Order Allowance (QOA) Scheme

    The Quarantine Order Allowance (QOA) Scheme is set up to mitigate financial impact for those who have been served Quarantine Orders under the Infectious Diseases Act.

    Under the QOA scheme, claims of $100 per day can be made by two groups:

    (i) Self-employed
    (ii) Employers, who have employees issued with Quarantine Orders

  8. NTUC Care Fund Covid-19

    For existing NTUC member who lost their jobs or faced an income loss of at least 30%.

  9. NTUC Training Fund (SEPs)

    This pays on top of SEP Training Support Scheme
  10. SGUnited Jobs Virtual Career Fairs (VCF)

    SGUnited Jobs VCF focusing on temporary jobs that are immediately available.
  11. Enhanced Self-Employed Persons Income Relief Scheme (SIRS)

    For Singaporean Self-Employed Persons (SEPs) aged >37 in 2020 and who declared positive SEP income to IRAS or CPF Board for the work year 2018, and/or earn income of no more than $2,300 per month from employment work.

    Three quarterly cash payouts of $3,000
    May 2020 - $3,000
    July 2020 - $3,000
    October 2020 - $3,000

  12. Temporary Relief Fund (TRF)

    For individuals who have lost their jobs or faced an income loss of at least 30% due to COVID-19.

    One-time $500, disbursed by PayNow or cheque. Apply from 1 April to 30 April 2020, online or at any Social Service Office or Community Centre.