To receive the GST Voucher – Cash in 2018, you must fulfil the following criteria:
i) You must be a Singapore citizen, residing in Singapore;
ii) You must be aged 21 or above in 2018;
iii) Your Income Earned in 2016 as assessed by IRAS (Assessable Income (AI) for the Year of Assessment (YA) 2017) must not exceed $28,000;
iv) The Annual Value (AV) of your home (as indicated on your NRIC) as at 31 December 2017 must not exceed $21,000; and v) You must not own more than one property.
To check your 2018 GST Voucher eligibility, you may log in to
My 2018 GST Voucher from
1 July 2018. Eligible Singaporeans will be notified in July each year.
If you have signed up for a previous Government payment (e.g. the 2017 GST Voucher, Growth Dividend or GST Credits), you
do not need to sign up again. You will automatically receive your GST Voucher – Cash if you are eligible. No action is required on your part.
If you have not signed up previously, you may
Sign Up online.
Sign-up for the 2018 GST Voucher begins on 1 July 2018. The deadline to sign up is 31 December 2018.
If you are eligible and have not signed up previously, you may
Sign Up from 1 July 2018. The deadline to sign up for the 2018 GST Voucher is 31 December 2018.
Citizens who are eligible and have signed up for a previous Government payment (e.g. the 2017 GST Voucher, Growth Dividend or GST Credits) will receive their GST Voucher – Cash on 1 August 2018.
If you have not signed up previously, you will need to
Sign Up and will receive your GST Voucher – Cash based on the date of sign-up and chosen payment mode;
(cheque payments will be mailed from 15 August 2018)
The GST Voucher – Cash will be deposited to your bank account that was used for the last cash payment from the Government (e.g. Workfare Income Supplement or Growth Dividend). If your bank account is closed, you will be notified to update your bank account details.
Please note that your GST Voucher − Cash can only be credited to a local DBS, POSB, OCBC or UOB bank account. The majority of Singaporeans have bank accounts with the three local banking groups.
Your cheque for your GST Voucher – Cash is valid for 6 months. If you forget to bank in or encash your cheque, the money will be credited to your CPF Ordinary Account when the cheque expires and will be subjected to CPF withdrawal rules.
Only NRIC or valid passport will be accepted for any GST Voucher – Cash cheque encashment or replacement request.
If you are aged 21 and above, please proceed to the bank issuing the cheque, with the following documents:
(a) Original documentary evidence stating the beneficiary's medical condition (e.g. doctor's memorandum, medical report or court order). The date of the document(s) should not be more than 1 year before the cheque encashment, unless it specifically states that the patient's condition is permanent; (b) Your original NRIC and a photocopy of the beneficiary's NRIC; and (c) Beneficiary's cheque for his/her GST Voucher − Cash.
You will be required to sign a Letter of Indemnity at the bank.
If you are unable to fulfil any of the above conditions, please contact the GST Voucher hotline at 1800 2222 888 for further assistance.