To receive the Workfare Special Payment (WSP) as a Self-Employed Person, you must first qualify for the Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) by the following deadlines:
Before 31 March 2021, for work done in 2019; or
Before 31 December 2021, for work done in 2020.
To qualify for WIS, you need to declare your income, and make the required MediSave contributions. Use our online WIS calculator to find out the amount you need to contribute to your MediSave Account.
If you meet the eligibility criteria, you will receive your WIS and WSP payouts at the end of the month following your qualification.
For Work Year (WY) 2019 WIS recipients who did not receive the first WSP payout in July 2020
You should have received the first WSP of $1,500 in the same month as your WY2019 WIS payout and the second WSP of $1,500 in October 2020.
If you only receive your WY2019 WIS payout in/after October 2020, you will receive the full WSP of $3,000 in the same month as your WY2019 WIS payout.
For WY2020 WIS recipients
You should have received the WSP payout of $3,000 in October 2020. If you only receive your WY2020 WIS payouts after October 2020, you will receive your WSP payout of $3,000 in the same month as your WY2020 WIS payout.