Apply for the Test and Isolate support payment
f you need to self-isolate and are unable to work while waiting for your coronavirus (COVID-19) test result, you may be eligible for the COVID-19 Test and Isolate support payment.
NSW workers can apply for the $320 payment if they:
– meet the eligibility criteria
– agree to follow NSW Health self-isolation guidelines while waiting for their COVID-19 test result.
Applications are now open for tests taken on or after 13 August 2021. You’ll need to apply for the payment within 7 days of having the test.
Note: You are not able to apply for the payment at a Service NSW Centre.