S’poreans and Residents Can Now Check Which Govt Schemes and Benefits Are for Them With This Eligibility Checker

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The pandemic has been financially devastating.

But thanks to the government, many Singaporeans are able to hold on. One of the reasons for that is the multiple support grants that have been rolled out.

There’s a reason why our COVID-19 pandemic response is hailed as a successful model framework for other countries.

However, having too many support grants also serves as a problem for us blur sotongs, simply because we have absolutely no idea which ones are available to us.

That is where LifeSG’s eligibility tracker comes in!

Eligibility Checker for Budget 2021 schemes

The Eligibility Checker aims to help users simplify their search and to provide information on the financial support and assistance they need just by answering a few simple questions.

The website and app have now been updated to allow you to view the Budget 2021 schemes or other forms of government assistance that you are eligible for on a single page.

Gone are the days where you have to open several tabs to toggle between so many other websites to check which scheme you are eligible for.

Some of you might be wondering, however: is this a scam app trying to collect information?

Throw those worries out the window, for the Eligibility Checker is developed by the LifeSG team and multiple government agencies, including the Ministry of Finance (MOF).

So that means confirm plus chop safe one.

LifeSG

Previously known as Moments of Life, the LifeSG app is a Smart Nation initiative that provides a user-friendly experience for users to navigate across the platform easily.

This citizen-centric experience gives users the option to personalise their experience, anticipates their needs, and provides solutions without having to navigate to another platform.

Wah, so high-tech.

With this platform, citizens are not only able check their eligibility with great convenience, but can even save time to focus on other important things.

Cough, like the 10 best-est deals that are happening this week.


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Image: LifeSG

How to Use the Eligibility Checker

For those not as tech-savvy, here is how to use the Eligibility Checker in just three easy steps.

Step 1: Access the eligibility checker via the LifeSG App or their website.

Step 2: Answer some questions, like what your family’s annual income is, or how COVID-19 has affected your financial situation.

Step 3: Apply for or view details of the Budget 2021 schemes and other forms of government assistance available to you.

Tried and Tested!

From the COVID-19 Recovery Grant (CRG) to the COVID-19 Driver Relief Fund (CDRF), the Eligibility Checker has a concise version of all the grants available.

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Our dear writer has tried out the checker herself and she has given her seal of approval.

“So easy to use, even a computer-illiterate like me also know how to do. Some more got free money to take leh.

Do note that you do need to know your monthly household income so that tracker can recommend the schemes accurately.


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For those who are worried that the Checker might store your information, worry not, for you do not need to log in to your SingPass to use this checker.

This is perfect for those who want to look see the schemes.

If you do intend to apply for the schemes, each panel will redirect you to the main page of the individual schemes. There, you are able to apply directly or read further details on them.

Do remember, although this money seemed like “free money” to you, trying to cheat to government of these money will result in disastrous consequences.

To download the Eligibility Checker app, click here (for iOS) or here (for Android).


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Feature Image: Google Play Store (LifeSG)

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