Assistance Benefits for COVID-19 Infections

PERKESO contributors infected with COVID-19 as a result of or arising from employment activities are eligible for coverage under the Employment Injury Scheme which provides the following benefits:

  • Medical Benefit
  • Temporary Disablement Benefit
  • Permanent Disablement Benefit
  • Constant-attendance Allowance
  • Physical or Vocational Rehabilitation Facilities  
  • Dependents’ Benefit
  • Funeral Benefit
  • Education Benefit

PERKESO contributors infected with COVID-19 not due to their employment and have suffered permanent illness and inability to work again including death are protected under the Invalidity Scheme with the following benefits:


  • Invalidity Pension
  • Invalidity Grant
  • Constant-attendance Allowance
  • Physical and Vocational Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Survivors’ Pension
  • Funeral Benefit
  • Education Benefit

How to apply for PERKESO BENEFITS for COVID-19 cases online or physically?

  • The application for PERKESO benefits for COVID-19 cases is the same as accidents while at the workplace which is by completing Form 34. (Notice Details and Benefits Claim)
  • The application can be done manually and handed to the nearest PERKESO office.
  • Employers can also submit their applications through the Benefits Application Portal at by logging in with a username and password similar to the ASSIST Portal.

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