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 4 January 2021 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 3 March 2021 and will remain in place for the duration of the circuit break restrictions.

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