Coronavirus (COVID-19) Test Isolation Payment VIC

This program provides financial support for Victorian workers who must self-isolate whilst awaiting the result of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test.


Application detail:

Apply at any time.

What do you get?

A payment of $450.

Who is this for?

Victorian workers and self-employed individuals.


This payment is available to support Victorian workers who are required to:

  • self-isolate awaiting a PCR COVID-19 test result
  • care for someone self-isolating after a PCR COVID-19 test.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • live in Victoria
  • have taken a PCR test for COVID-19, or be the guardian or carer of someone who has taken a PCR test, within the last 2 weeks
  • be 17 years or older
  • be able to demonstrate that you have lost income and are not receiving any income or earnings while waiting for test results.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Coronavirus (COVID-19) Test Isolation Payment.

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