COVID-19 > COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) > [Archive] Can I still apply for TERS benefits in May if I didn’t apply in April?

An issue arose for employers wanting to apply for the first time in May. As they had not received any previous disbursements, they could not attach proof that they had disbursed the money to their employees. 

The UIF advised that employers should substitute in a letter stating that they did not apply for March / April TERS benefits. The letter should ideally have the following characteristics:

  • Letter has the company letterhead
  • Signed by the director / head of the company
  • Must be in PDF format
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