COVID-19 > COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) > Does the type of business or the sector I’m in affect eligibility for TERS?
From the requirements given for TERS applications the type of business or sector doesn’t appear to be relevant.
Employees are eligible for TERS if:
- their employer closed their operations, wholly or partially, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
- the employee contributed to UIF prior to lockdown