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Singapore households can claim S$300 CDC vouchers starting June 25. Where can CDC vouchers be used and how to claim them?

SINGAPORE: Singapore households can use their S$300 (US$222) in Community Development Council (CDC) vouchers from Tuesday (June 25).

As in previous rounds, vouchers can be claimed digitally at go.gov.sg/cdcv. One member of each household can log in with their Singpass account to claim the latest CDC vouchers, which are valid until December 31, 2024, on behalf of their household.

Each Singapore household received S$500 in vouchers from the CDC in January. Like the previous tranches, the S$300 CDC vouchers have been split into two halves: S$150 can be used at participating heartland merchants and hawkers, while the other half can be used at participating supermarkets, said the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade and Industry. Gan Kim Yong at the launch event at the West Coast Community Center on Tuesday.

This is the first time two tranches of CDC vouchers have been awarded in the same calendar year.

In February, in Budget 2024, then Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong announced that Singaporeans would receive more payments to help with cost-of-living concerns. Among the payments were S$600 in CDC vouchers; Half of them can now be used and the remaining half will be disbursed in January 2025.

About 23,000 merchants will participate in the plan in 2024, and Gan noted that the CDC has continued to add more, Gan said.

Eight supermarkets with more than 410 outlets are also part of this year’s plan, including Ang Mo Supermarket, Giant Singapore, HAO Mart, NTUC FairPrice, Prime Supermarket, Sheng Siong, U-Stars Supermarket and Cold Storage.

“I am also glad that, like the previous tranche of CDC vouchers, some participating street vendors, merchants and supermarkets are also extending their own discounts and rebates when residents use CDC vouchers in their stores,” said Mr Gan , adding that they will be advertised by individual stores and supermarkets.

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