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Apply now:  Application is open June 8 through July 22, 2022.

Thank you for stepping up and working during the COVID-19 peacetime emergency, when Minnesota needed you most. The required fields in the application below will determine if you meet the eligibility requirements to receive Frontline Worker Pay. Payments to verified applicants are anticipated in fall.

FAQs on the Minnesota Frontline Worker Pay Program

For help completing the application, contact mnfrontlinepay@submittable.com or (866) 333-7633.  


To be eligible for Frontline Worker Pay, the applicant:

• must have been employed at least 120 hours in Minnesota in one or more frontline sectors between March 15, 2020, and June 30, 2021;

• for the hours worked during this time period the applicant –

  • was not able to telework due to the nature of the individual's work and
  • worked in close proximity to people outside of the individual's household;

• must meet the income requirements for at least one year between Dec. 31, 2019, and Jan. 1, 2022–

  • workers with direct COVID-19 patient care responsibilities must have had an adjusted gross income of less than $350,000 for married taxpayers filing jointly, or less than $175,000 for other filers and
  • for workers in occupations without direct COVID-19 patient care responsibilities, the adjusted gross income limit is $185,000 for married taxpayers filing jointly, or $85,000 for other filers; and

•must not have received an unemployment insurance benefit payment for more than 20 weeks on a cumulative basis for weeks between March 15, 2020, and June 26, 2021. 

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