The Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance announces that the applications for the following Special Plans for the period from February 1, 2021 to February 28, 2021 have been posted today on the special website www.coronavirus.mlsi.gov.cy:
Special Plan for Hotel Units and Tourist Accommodations (Application EEA.9 or EEA.14),
Special Plan of Economic Activities Related to the Tourism Industry or Economic Activities Affected by Tourism (Application EEA.10 or EEA.11),
Special Plan for Complete Suspension of the Company's Operations (ESA Application.3),
Special Plan for Partial Suspension of the Company's Operations (ESA Application.4),
Special Unemployment Support Scheme (EEC Application.8),
Special Plan for Certain Categories of Independent Employees Decision (ESA Application.5),
Special Work Absence Allowance for Health Reasons (ESA Application.15) and
Special Work Absence Allowance for Child Care (EEC Application.16).
Models of the Certified Public Accountant Report that must be submitted electronically together with the respective application have also been posted on the special website www.coronavirus.mlsi.gov.cy.
It is emphasized that the deadline for electronic submission of applications for participation in the Special Plans for the period from 1 February 2021 to 28 February 2021 is midnight on Saturday, 6 March 2021.
Interested parties are invited to submit their application in a timely manner, as electronic applications will not be available for use after the above deadline and any requests for late applications will not be accepted.
It is emphasized that, in order for the payment of the Special Allowances to be possible, the appropriate Bank Account Statement that is mentioned in each application must be submitted, meaning that it has not already been submitted and confirmed.
Groups of Companies
In the meantime, the Ministry of Labor issued an announcement in relation to applications for Special Plans concerning Groups of Companies.
According to the Ministry, the Groups of Companies, which wish the companies of the Group engaged in the same economic activity to be considered as a single application for the participation of the Group in a Special Plan that is applied during the period from February 1, 2021 to February 28. 2021, they must submit a relevant application through the form posted on the website www.coronavirus.mlsi.gov.cy in order to obtain approval from the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance.
The form should be sent, duly completed, to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org
It is pointed out that, in case the Groups of Companies have already secured the approval of the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance for the submission of a single application, they do not need to submit a new application.