Home Access Programme

Home Access programme provides 2 years of subsidised broadband to low-income households. With effect from 1 October 2021, Home Access 3.0 will auto-include new applicants who have at least 1 family member who is an active recipient of MSF’s ComCare Short-to-Medium Term Assistance (SMTA) regardless of assistance period. The updated qualifying criteria are below:

  1. Auto-inclusion: Household with at least one family member who is active recipient of following government assistance scheme:
Current Government Assistance Schemes supported (Before 1 October 2021) Government Assistance Schemes supported
(W.E.F. 1 October 2021)
1.  MOE Financial Assistance Scheme2.  MOE Special Education Financial Assistance Scheme

3.  HDB Public Rental Scheme

4.  MSF ComCare Long Term Assistance

5.  MSF ComCare Short-to-Medium Term Assistance of at least 12 months of continuous assistance

1.  MOE Financial Assistance Scheme2.  MOE Special Education Financial Assistance Scheme

3.  HDB Public Rental Scheme

4.  MSF ComCare Long Term Assistance

5.  MSF ComCare Short-to-Medium Term Assistance

 

  1. Direct: to qualify for Home Access 3.0, eligible household need to:
    • Stays in HDB flat
    • With at least 1 family member staying at the same residential address who is a Singapore Citizen
    • Has a total monthly gross household income (GHI) ≤ $1900 or Per Capita Income (PCI) of ≤ $650
    • Neither an existing Home Access beneficiary NOR an existing NPP beneficiary whom applied broadband connectivity.
  1. The fibre broadband option and monthly subscription under Home Access 3.0 are as follows:
Tier Monthly Subscription (include GST)
500Mbps Fibre broadband for 2 years, provided by M1 1 Gbps Fibre broadband for 2 years, provided by MyRepublic
Auto-Inclusion Applicants $6.00 $13.99
Direct Applicants – Tier AQualified households residing in HDB 1-3 Room Units $9.00 $16.99
Direct Applicants – Tier BQualified households residing in HDB 4 Room and above Units $17.30 $25.29
  1. For low-income families with school-going children or households with MOE FAS / SPED FAS recipients, who already have a Personal Learning Device (PLD) or PC, but do not have broadband at home, they could consider applying for Home Access programme.
  2. To apply for Home Access, the main applicant must be aged 21 years and above and they could apply via:
Type of application How to apply
Online application Apply online through www.digitalaccess.gov.sg.

The main applicant must be above 21 years old. It will require the main applicant to:

- login using SingPass

- provide the Names (as per their NRIC), NRIC/birth certificate/FIN numbers and contact numbers of all family member staying at same address in online application

 

Households with at least one recipient listed in Auto-inclusion (e.g. MOE FAS) in para 2A

All family members will need to indicate consent (self-consent or consent given on behalf by another adult) before application can be processed.

Hardcopy application Step 1: Download attached application form from portal: www.digitalaccess.gov.sg

Step 2: Mail completed application form to:

Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)

PSA Building Post Office P.O. Box 316

Singapore 911141

Please click here to download the FAS Application form.

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