Information for temporary visa holders requiring emergency support

If you've got a temporary visa and you can't return home due to COVID-19, Work and Income may be able to help.

An Emergency Benefit can help with basic living costs while you arrange to get home as soon as you can.

You can apply for the Emergency Benefit until 28 February 2021.

It's paid up until 28 February 2021.



WINZ Emergency Benefit