About NEIS

The New Enterprise Incentive Scheme



NEIS is a program which assists unemployed people in turning a viable business idea into their own small business.

NEIS is funded by the Department of  Employment. This initiative helps you become self-sufficient and independent by establishing a new small business.

Approved applicants will receive training in small business management, business skills and assistance to develop your business plan. A NEIS allowance and rental assistance can be provided by the Federal government to eligible applicants.

What NEIS provides

Please note that NEIS does not provide start-up capital for your business.