COVID-19 Lockdown Relief

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This is a one-off relief for FNPF members living or working in the lockdown area, aimed at providing some financial relief for these members who are unable to attend work because of physical distancing or restrictions in movement that have been put in place for the lockdown or containment area. Members can apply for this withdrawal from Monday, 26 April 2021.

 

1. Who can apply?

Members:

  • living outside the lockdown zone but work inside the lockdown zone
  • living inside the lockdown zone but work outside the lockdown zone
  • working for high risk and non-essential businesses which have closed for the lock¬≠down period
  • whose wages have been affected (wages reduced or no pay)

 

2. Who cannot apply?

The following will not qualify for this relief:

  • Civil servants, statutory bodies, FNPF
  • Members who are currently being assisted through phase 2 round 5;
  • Members who are currently being assisted through phase 3 round 4.

 

3. How much can I apply for?

Members are eligible for a one-off payment of $220 from their General Account (GA). Government will top up to the maximum amount for members with insufficient General Account.

 

4. What are the qualifying conditions?

Members must also have their contributions paid up to March 2021 or the contribution schedule to be uploaded.

 

5. How can I lodge my application?

If you are applying on the mobile app, you must ensure that your employer has put your name on the lockdown white list and provided this to FNPF.

You can view the white list below to see if your employer has already contact the Fund.

  Application mode

    Requirements

  myFNPF mobile app  

  1.     Valid photo ID

  To download the app:

  • Apple App Store link: 

  https://apps.apple.com/fj/app/myfnpf/id1302760657 

  • Google Playstore link:

  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=fj.com.myaccount.myfnpf&hl=en

  Employer portal

  If you are applying through your employer then you must submit the following:

  1.     Valid photo ID

  2.     Application form

  You also must then forward the form and ID to your employer either via email, viber, messenger, WhatsApp or any other online mode.

  Your employer will need to upload the form on the Employer portal https://myaccount.myfnpf.com.fj/ProMISESS/wfmLoginExternal.aspx

 

6. What does the employer need to submit to FNPF?

Employers need to provide to FNPF the names of the affected staff who qualify for this COVID-19 Withdrawal Lockdown Relief so that we can add their names to the lockdown white list, enabling them to apply on the myFNPF app. Employers need to fill this COVID-19 Lockdown White List Form and email it to .

 

7. What is the lockdown white list?

This listing will determine which members are to be assisted, as verified by their employer. If your name is not on the listing then you will not be able to apply on the mobile app.

You can view below the updated listing of employers that have provided their lockdown whitelist.  If you are affected and the name of your employer does not appear on this list, then this indicates that your employer has not provide a listing yet. You will need to contact them directly.

 

8. How to apply for COVID-19 Lockdown Relief on the myFNPF app?

 

How 2 apply Lockdown poster

 

Downloads

COVID-19 Lockdown Relief Form

COVID-19 Lockdown Relief FAQs

COVID-19 Lockdown White List Form - Employers

COVID-19 Lockdown Relief - Employers Brief

 COVID-19 Employers Lockdown Relief List 11.05.2021

 

COVID 19 Assistance Employer Portal Submission

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