Applying for COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 payments

The COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 was available from 9am on 18 August 2021 to 11:59pm on 9 December 2021. It was to help employers and self-employed people keep paying staff and protect jobs impacted by the alert level changes from 17 August 2021.

We also have the COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme and the Short-Term Absence Payment available. Not sure which COVID-19 payment you can apply for? Use our online tool to check: