If you have been told by the NHS to self-isolate, either because you have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) or you have been in contact with someone who has tested positive, you may be entitled to some financial support during your self-isolation period.
To apply for help
If you wish to apply for help please complete the following application form.
You will need the following information to make an application.
- Confirmation that you have been advised to isolate on or after September 28, and your Test and Trace Unique Number. This is an 8 digit reference number that you would have received as a text. You will need to have confirmed your registration with ‘test and trace’ for an isolation payment to be considered.
- Confirmation that you are employed or self-employed AND in receipt of a qualifying benefit, and will suffer from a loss of earnings due to isolating.
- You will need to supply a bank statement showing clearly your name and address.
- you must also self isolate for the period notified to you by Test and Trace.
Alternatively please telephone us on 0300 5552345.