Test and trace payment scheme

Financial support for residents self-isloating

Apply for financial support

If you have been contacted by NHS Test and Trace and have been told to self-isolate, you may be entitled to financial support. If you meet all the following eligibility criteria, you are entitled to a lump sum payment of £500:

  • You have been told to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace on or after 28 September 2020
  • You are employed or self employed
  • You cannot work from home and will lose income as a result
  • You are currently receiving at least one of the following benefits: Universal Credit, Working tax Credit, Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support, Employment Support Allowance, Housing Benefit, Pension Credit.

This application is for one person only and any further applications within the same household must be made by each individual

Please ensure that you have the below information before you start the application: 

  • National Insurance Number
  • Your 8 digit test and trace ID number
  • Your most recent bank statement, proof of self-employment or wage slips
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