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Workfare Income Supplement (WIS)

Income supplement for eligible low wage workers. A scheme that encourages eligible workers to work and build up their CPF savings for their retirement, housing and healthcare needs.

Key Information

From 1 Jan 2017, eligible low wage workers will  receive higher Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) payouts to be paid monthly.

Qualifying Criteria/ Age Group

You will qualify for WIS if you:

  • are a Singapore Citizen;
  • are 35 years old or above on 31 December of the work year (all persons with disabilities would qualify for WIS); and
  • earn a gross monthly income of not more than $2,000 for the month worked.

Resource Links/ References/ Details

Workfare Income Supplement Scheme