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.
Due to a system upgrade, you will not be able to log in or make submission to eFASS from Friday, 22 October 2021, 7pm, to Friday, 29 October 2021, 11.59pm.
You are advised to plan ahead and submit your applications early to avoid the downtime period. For more details,
To be eligible for PioneerDAS, the care recipient must meet the following criteria:
To check the Care Recipient’s Pioneer status, call the Pioneer Generation hotline at 1800-222-888.
Always requires some assistance with at least three of the six Activities of Daily Living. These six activities are:
Undergo disability assessment
Visit a General Practitioner (GP) or arrange with your care provider to obtain a
Functional Assessment Report (FAR). The cost of an assessment may vary. Please contact your preferred assessor for more information.
Note: If you are also applying for severe disability schemes such as
CareShield Life and
MediSave Care, you do not need to obtain the FAR. Instead, contact an MOH-accredited severe disability assessor to undergo a disability assessment.
AIC’s eService portal (eFASS) with your Singpass.
a. On the overview page, look for the “Apply to Receive Scheme(s) Payout” section and select “For myself” or “As a caregiver”.
b. If the care recipient is residing in a nursing home, you may nominate the nursing home to receive the payout, which can be used to offset the nursing home bills. Please approach the nursing home for assistance.
c. Should the care recipient lack mental capacity, please go through the
Please note that the AIC eServices for Financing Schemes (eFASS) is currently unavailable. We are working to bring back online service as swiftly as we can. We apologise for the inconvenience caused. For assistance, please call our AIC Hotline at 1800-650-6060.
Pioneers who are already receiving payouts from
Home Caregiving Grant or
MediSave Care are automatically included in PioneerDAS. AIC will contact these Pioneers separately.
We are currently experiencing a high volume of applications. During this period, we may take up to six weeks to process your online application. We will inform you of the outcome in writing by mail. If your application is successful, payouts will be made to your nominated bank account in the following month, which may include payouts from the month the application was submitted. The payouts will be reflected as “PGP” in your bank statement.
Please contact AIC at 1800-650-6060 if you require any assistance.
1. If you would like to change the care recipient’s scheme details, please login with your Singpass on the
eFASS. Go to “Manage My Schemes” > “Change in Scheme Details”. Please note these additional points as well:
2. If you wish to opt-out from receiving PioneerDAS payouts, please login with your Singpass on the
eFASS. Go to “Manage My Schemes” > “Change in Scheme Details”.
3. If you are unable to update scheme details or opt out of scheme using the eFASS, please email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org, or walk in to any of our
AIC Links to request for a hardcopy application form. We seek your understanding that hardcopy applications have a longer processing time.
To check the Care Recipient’s Pioneer status, a self-check can be carried out
here, or call the Pioneer Generation hotline at 1800-222-888.
Long Term Care Schemes Guide & Application Form and go through the
Terms and Conditions.
Should the care recipient lack mental capacity, please go through this
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.
Agency for Integrated Care Singapore Post Centre Post Office P.O. Box 1173
You can also email these documents to
email@example.com or submit them at any of our AIC Links
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-Out Form to AIC.
1. The care recipient’s donee/deputy# may provide consent on the care recipient’s behalf. If the care recipient does not have such a donee/deputy, the caregiver* may make the application on care recipient’s behalf.
# Donee/deputy must be appointed in accordance with the Mental Capacity Act (Cap 177) and is authorised to make decisions on behalf of the care recipient in relation to the care recipient’s property and affairs.
* For successful applications without a donee/deputy, the caregiver or another family member has 12 months to obtain a court order appointing him/her as a deputy, failing which the payouts will be suspended. For more information on how to apply for a deputyship, please visit the
Family Justice Courts website.
Doctor’s certification for mental incapacity is only valid for six months, unless stated permanent.
2. Please submit the following additional supporting documents:
Why do I need NRIC issue date? How do I find the NRIC issue date?
AIC requires the input of the NRIC issue date for verification purposes.
How do I ensure that my Functional Assessment Reports (FAR) is completed?
How do I change my PioneerDAS nominated bank account?
You can login with your SingPass on
eFASS and navigate to “Manage My Schemes” > “Change in Scheme Details”.
If you are changing the nominated bank account on behalf of a care recipient who lacks mental capacity, you will need to submit a
Mental Incapacity Certification if you have not done so before. Please refer to
Additional Guidance for more information.
If you are nominating a nursing home to receive the payouts, please approach the nursing home to help you submit the Change in Application Details Form to AIC.
Do keep a copy of the application documents for your own reference.
How do I apply for PioneerDAS if I am already receiving Home Caregiving Grant (HCG), Interim Disability Assistance Programme for the Elderly (IDAPE), or Eldershield 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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