Apply as an Individual

Important – Please read the following before completing your claim

  • This is your claim to the Manx Earnings Replacement Allowance (MERA).
  • You should not claim MERA if you are still receiving pay from your employer.
  • If you were employed up until your claim to MERA, you will only be awarded if you earned on average, £200 per week in 13 of the last 26 weeks immediately before the date of your claim (further conditions may apply).
  • If you were self-employed up until your claim to MERA, you will only be awarded if you had actually registered as a self-employed person with the Treasury before 1 October 2020 and had paid class 2 National Insurance Contributions in at least 13 of the last 26 weeks (further conditions may apply).
  • Anyone who provides false or inaccurate information in order to claim MERA is committing a criminal offense and may face legal action, including prosecution.
What date do you want to claim MERA from?
PLEASE NOTE - MERA is being re-introduced from 11 January 2021 and will be payable to qualifying persons up to 31 January 2021.

Address
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Banking Details
Benefit Details
Self Employment (if applicable)
Employment 1
YOU MUST PROVIDE CONFIRMATION FROM YOUR EMPLOYER BY EMAIL TO MERA@gov.im THE DATE OF YOUR FINAL PAY, THE DATE THAT IS BEING PAID AND THAT NO FURTHER PAY OR SALARY SUPPORT WILL BE PAID TO YOU.

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Employment 2
YOU MUST PROVIDE CONFIRMATION FROM YOUR EMPLOYER BY EMAIL TO MERA@gov.im THE DATE OF YOUR FINAL PAY, THE DATE THAT IS BEING PAID AND THAT NO FURTHER PAY OR SALARY SUPPORT WILL BE PAID TO YOU.

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Employment 3
YOU MUST PROVIDE CONFIRMATION FROM YOUR EMPLOYER BY EMAIL TO MERA@gov.im THE DATE OF YOUR FINAL PAY, THE DATE THAT IS BEING PAID AND THAT NO FURTHER PAY OR SALARY SUPPORT WILL BE PAID TO YOU.

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