Last update 02.08.2021
As part of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of the Economy has set up the recovery aid. This aid can be requested for the months of July 2021 to October 2021 inclusive.
Eligible companies have the choice to apply for:
Applications are to be submitted to the General Directorate for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses, Department for Support to SMEs at the Ministry of the Economy using MyGuichet.lu.
With the creation of the recovery aid, the Luxembourg government intends to support:
Businesses intending to apply for the recovery aid must:
The turnover of the month relating to the application is compared to the same month in 2019, i.e.:
If the company did not exist in 2019, it must indicate the average monthly turnover of the activity up to the month of application, with a month-by-month breakdown.
If the loss of turnover is 40 % or more, businesses in the tourism, events, HORECA, culture and entertainment sectors have the option of applying for:
The 2 types of aid ("recovery aid" and "aid for costs not covered") are mutually exclusive.
A comparison between the 2 types of aid can be made using 2 examples with figures:
The aid can be requested for the months of July 2021 to October 2021 inclusive.
The application must be submitted before 1 December 2021.
The application for recovery aid is to be submitted using the online assistant available on MyGuichet.lu.
The person submitting the application must have a LuxTrust product (e.g. Token, Smartcard or Signing stick) or an electronic identity card (eID).
How to create a business eSpace on MyGuichet.lu?
Two scenarios are possible:
You can consult the help section on MyGuichet.lu.
The application for recovery aid must include:
The company receives per employee and active self-employed person concerned:
The amount is EUR 250 per employee who is on full-time short-time work during the month for which the aid is applied for.
The amount is capped at:
The total amount of aid per month per single enterprise may not exceed EUR 100,000.
Recovery aid cannot be cumulated with aid for costs not covered.