Government Extends Application Period
The Government Unemployment Assistance for Fijians living outside Viti Levu, has been extended to the end of the month – 31 October.
This application window is specifically for Fijians to apply through the myFNPF App only.
“The extension of the application period is to allow Fijians who may have missed out on the deadline last week, to submit applications,” said Fiji National Provident Fund CEO Viliame Vodonaivalu.
“We encourage Fijians, who live outside of Viti Levu to be mindful of these dates and ensure they submit applications within the extension period.”
“All information pertaining to the application process has been updated on the Fund’s website and shared to our social media platforms.”
Members who have already applied for this second round need not reapply. Payment will also be done in November.
Enquiries can be directed to 3307811 or 5857, email on Information@fnpf.com.fj , livechat facility on the FNPF website and all the Fund’s social media pages.
The Fund has paid out the following for the following COVID-19 Relief:
- Housing Assistance – $13.6m for 1,452 members
- Low balance accounts – $9.06m for 1,714 members
- Micro-Business Assistance – $5,293 for 3 members.
The Housing Assistance will also be closing at the end of this month and members who wish to access this relief, must contact their lenders or financial institutions where their home loans are held.
Members who qualify for the Low balance withdrawal and the Micro-business assistance must ensure they provide the required documents to ensure minimum processing delays.
All information for these relief measures are updated on the FNPF website and shared to the Fund’s social media platforms.
Members are encouraged to contact the Fund directly if they are unsure of the requirements.
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