Provides eligible unemployed people assistance with training, mentoring, income support and rental assistance to help them to become a self-employed business owner.
At a minimum, you must:
Other eligibility requirements may apply.
The New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) offers training, tailored advice and income support to help job seekers become small business owners.
Job seekers have access to a network of 21 providers to help them start and run a new small business.
To apply for NEIS you have to be over 18yrs of age and unemployed.
Job seekers can participate in NEIS if they’re:
Find out more about the NEIS eligibility criteria at Who can take part in NEIS.
You can apply for NEIS by contacting your local jobactive or Disability Employment Services provider. Your provider will assess if you’re suitable to apply.
Find out more about NEIS at the Department of Employment website.
For more information and to apply: