If your income has been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to apply for financial support.
How to use this tool
Answer these questions to find out what financial support you could get.
There are different support options if you are an employer, are self-employed or a sole trader, or if you are an employee.
Find out what financial support you could access
If you need to get a COVID-19 test
The COVID-19 Short-Term Absence Payment was available for businesses, including self-employed people, to help pay their employees who could not work from home while they waited for a COVID-19 PCR test result.
Applications for the Short-Term Absence Payment are closing soon.
Only PCR tests taken on or before 22 August 2022 will be accepted. Employers can apply for this payment up to 8 weeks after your PCR test.
If you are an international student and are experiencing financial hardship, we recommend you speak to your education provider or student association. They may be able to offer you free budgeting advice, or tell you about funds that are available.