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Introduction to Pioneer Generation Disability Assistance Scheme

The Pioneer Generation Disability Assistance Scheme (PioneerDAS) is part of the Pioneer Generation Package, which honours what Singapore's Pioneers have done for the country. Under this scheme, Pioneers who have disabilities can receive $100 a month, which they can use for expenses.

How to Apply

1. Complete your Long Term Care Schemes Application Form

Complete the Long Term Care Schemes Guide & Application Form and go through the Terms and Conditions.

  • We recommend that you nominate the care recipient's bank account to receive the payout.
  • If the care recipient is residing in a nursing home, please approach the nursing home for assistance.

Should the care recipient lack mental capacity, please go through this Additional Guidance.

2. Undergo disability assessment

Visit a General Practitioner or arrange with your care provider to obtain a Functional Assessment Report (FAR). The cost of an assessment may vary. Please approach your preferred doctor for more information.

3. Submit the Documents to AIC

Agency for Integrated Care 
Singapore Post Centre Post Office 
P.O. Box 1173 Singapore 914040

You can also email these documents to or submit them at any of our AIC Links here.

After your application submission

AIC will take about 1 month to process your application. We will inform you of the outcome in writing and successful applicants will receive grants in the following month, which may include payouts from the month the application was submitted if applicant meets all eligibility.

Please contact us at 1800-650-6060 if you have not received your payout.


1. Pioneers who are already receiving payouts from ElderShield, Interim Disability Assistance Programme for the Elderly (IDAPE), or Home Caregiving Grant, are automatically included in PioneerDAS. AIC will contact these Pioneers separately.

2. If a Pioneer is already under PioneerDAS and would like to change their bank account, please download and submit this Change in Application Details form and Mental Incapacity Certification (if the recipient lacks mental capacity).

3. To opt out from PioneerDAS, please download and submit this Opt-O​​ut Form to AIC.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about the Pioneer Generation Disability Assistance Scheme? We may have the answer here.

No action is required
  • If you are currently receiving HCG, IDAPE, or ElderShield payouts, you will be automatically included for PioneerDAS if you meet all the eligibility criteria.
  • You will receive a letter from AIC to inform you of the payout start date within three months by post.
  • PioneerDAS payout will be credited into the same bank account that you have nominated to receive the above payouts.

Following month upon PioneerDAS auto-inclusion

AIC will deposit the payout into the nominated bank account by the end of every month. If you do not receive the payout by the end of every month, please inform us immediately.​

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