Households Can Now Claim $S100 Vouchers from CDC
Singapore. The Community Development Council (CDC) has launched another tranche of vouchers to help ease people’s financial troubles. Each household can claim worth S$100 to aid with their daily expenses while supporting merchants and hawkers.
This effort is part of the S$560 million Household Support Package announced by Finance Minister Lawrence Wong in Budget 2022. It comes at a time when a worldwide increase in prices has impacted business and living costs in the country.
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The current vouchers follow the same provisions as the ones given out in December 2021, when it was distributed for the first time, thus replacing physical vouchers. Both vouchers can be claimed and spent until the end of 2022.
The CDC together with the People’s Association has announced that the voucher will continue to have a digital format. However, help will be provided to citizens who are not digitally-savvy, through SG digital community hubs. There is also an option to print a hard copy of the digital vouchers in community centres
How to claim the CDC Voucher?
1. Visit go.gov.sg/cdcv. Choose CDC Vouchers 2022.
2. Select one household member to log in using SingPass on behalf of the household.
3. From here, you can receive your CDC voucher link via SMS. Forward the link to your household members to share the voucher.
4. Click the amount you want to use. Then, present the QR code to a participating merchant to scan.
Where to Spend CDC Vouchers
To use the voucher, simply tap the amount you want, then show the QR code to a participating merchant. More than 16,000 hawkers and merchants are participating in the voucher program, and consumers can identify them through a CDC voucher decal.
Check this link for a list of participating establishments near your area.
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