How can I claim a grant under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS)?

The Self Employed Income Support Scheme (SEISS) is a Government grant to self employed individuals whose businesses have been adversely affected by coronavirus (Covid-19). The scheme has been extended a number of times since its launch in 2020.

Details of the current grant, eligibility and how to claim can be found on the gov.uk self employed grants web page.

Be Alert

Please be aware of scam emails, calls and texts. Emails and text messages from HMRC will not contain any links to click on and will not ask you for personal information such as bank account details. Personal information will only be required once you are logged on securely to gov.uk.

If someone gets in touch with you claiming to be from HMRC and asks you to click on a link or to give information such as your name, credit card or bank details, you should not respond. It is a scam.

For more information on financial support for the self employed please see our coronavirus Welfare and Benefits section.

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