Effective Friday, September 17, a province-wide mandatory masking order will be implemented for all indoor public spaces. 

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Self-Isolation Support Program

Please note that applications to the Self-Isolation Support Program closed October 2, 2020.

T4A slips for the 2020 tax year

Payments received under the Self-Isolation Support Program are taxable and therefore must be included as income on your 2020 income tax return. The Ministry of Finance will issue T4A slips in February 2021, which will account for all payments issued in 2020. Please allow until March 10, 2021, to receive your T4A slip. Please contact us after that date if your slip has not been received.

Note: A T4A slip is not issued when the total amount received in 2020 is under $500. However, the amount received must still be reported on your income tax return.

This program offers financial assistance for Saskatchewan workers who are in self-isolation to counter the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and who cannot earn all of their work income and who are not eligible for another financial assistance program prior to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit, which came into effect in April 2020.

This program offers financial assistance to Saskatchewan workers who are in self-isolation due to COVID-19 symptoms, have been in contact with someone infected with COVID-19 or have recently returned from international travel and have been required to self-isolate.


Before applying for this program, please make sure that you are not eligible for compensation from either your employer or private insurance, and that you are not covered by other government programs, such as federal Employment Insurance.


1. Eligibility

This program is for workers who reside in Saskatchewan and are in self-isolation for one of the following reasons:

  • You have contracted COVID-19 or present symptoms
  • You have been in contact with a person who is infected with COVID-19
  • You have returned from abroad

In addition, workers who are in isolation or likely to be under the above criteria are eligible if:

  • You are not receiving compensation from your employer
  • You do not have private insurance
  • You are not covered by another government program, such as federal Employment Insurance

The program only applies to adult workers aged 18 or over.


2. Financial Assistance

Support of $450 per week, for a maximum of two weeks, or $900 total, will be granted to an eligible Saskatchewan worker.

3. Applying

Please note that applications to the Self-Isolation Support Program close October 2, 2020.

Start by completing the Application Form

If there is more than one adult in your family, each adult must submit his or her own application.

Please note: You will be required to upload verification of your banking information if you request Direct Deposit. Please have an image of a void cheque or verification of your direct deposit information ready prior to starting your application.

Don't have an email address or Internet access? Apply by telephone toll free at 1-800-667-6102 or by calling 306-787-3903 from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.

You must consent to information about you being exchanged between ministries and agencies of the Government for verification and compliance purposes. You are responsible for retaining all documentation to support your claim. All applications are subject to audit. Consequences for providing false or misleading information include, but are not limited to, repayment and penalty.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and collecting, using and disclosing your personal information in accordance with our privacy policy.


4. Questions About Financial Assistance

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday

Email: SaskSelfIsolationSupport@gov.sk.ca

Toll Free:1-800-667-6102

Phone (Regina): 306-787-6645

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