COVID-19 Wage Subsidy March 2021

This subsidy has ended, but there's other support you can apply for.


This payment is no longer available. Find other COVID-19 business support. The Wage Subsidy March 2021 was available from 1pm on 4 March 2021 to 11:59pm on 21 March 2021.

The Wage Subsidy March 2021 was to help employers and self-employed people keep paying staff and protect jobs impacted by the alert level changes on 28 February 2021.

We have other supports for employers and the self-employed including the Leave Support Scheme and Short-Term Absence Payment. You can only get one of our payments for the same employee at the same time.

COVID-19 wage subsidies - employer search

To make sure wage subsidy payments are transparent, you can search for companies that have received payments.

The search will tell you:

  • the name of the company
  • the number of employees for whom payment has been made
  • the amount paid.

Wage Subsidy employer search