SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) – Payments for the stimulus relief began on May 19th, thus far 352 companies have received support. SZV is contacting companies with missing documents and they ask that you expect their correspondence, they are allowing applicants to complete their applications.
All requests for COVID-19 Unemployment Support is being handled by the SMDF, they will have the applications for April and May reviewed and processed by June 5th. Eligible applicants would receive support in the amount of NAƒ 1150. Those that are unable to apply for COVID-19 Unemployment Support online, can apply at Social Services:
The application for Business Payroll Support has been extended to May 31st. The deadline for April payment for COVID-19 Unemployment and Income Support ended May 10th, 2020.
Existing businesses that have been affected by COVID-19 are also able to apply for bridge loans at Qredits.
Bridge loans have a grace period of six months and an interest rate of 2% for those six months. For all official information regarding the Sint Maarten Stimulus Support and Relief Program (SSRP), please visit the official website at www.ssrp.sx