Access to Employment Scheme

The Access to Employment (A2E) Scheme provides employment aid to enterprises in Malta and Gozo to promote the recruitment of the more challenged amongst jobseekers and inactive persons.


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Who can benefit from the A2E Scheme?

Partnerships Individual Self-Employed Family Business
Companies NGOs and Social Partners Associations
Co-Operatives   Voluntary Organisations

Employers applying for the A2E Scheme whose application is found eligible will receive a subsidy of €105.45 (full-time) / €52.70 (part-time) per week per new recruit engaged, for a period of 52 weeks or 104 weeks, depending on the target group.

 In the case of registered disabled persons, a subsidy of €158.20 (full-time) / €79.10 (part-time) per week for a maximum of 156 weeks is provided. 

Rates will be revised on an annual basis to include the cost of living increase.

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Receipt of Applications and Claims for Reimbursement during COVID-19

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, prospective applicants and beneficiaries claiming for funds are requested to send the necessary documentation via email on;
Any documents submitted by postal mail, by hand or any other means will not be accepted until further notice.