Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) eligibility tool

This tool will help you determine your eligibility and pay entitlements under the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA). This act provide employees up to 80 hours paid sick leave for specific circumstances related to COVID-19.

You'll need your pay and leave information to complete the form:

  • Your latest Standard Form-50 (SF-50) from eOPF
  • Your latest Leave and Earnings Statement (LES) from myPay

Answer the questions on the form and we'll provide a summary of your potential eligibility and pay entitlements under EPSLA.

Please note

  • This tool is for NIH use only
  • These results are an estimate of your entitlements
  • We're awaiting updates to DFAS and ITAS to properly track your EPSLA benefits
  • Once updated, DFAS will be the system of record for all final calculations of your entitlements

  • 1 Current Determine your eligibility
  • 2 Enter pay and hours
  • 3 View your results

Determine your eligibility

I am an NIH federal employee

Information message

Please contact your employer for available leave options.
Do any of the following apply to you?

Error message

You are not eligible for EPSLA Paid Sick Leave.
Please contact the Workplace Flexibilities Team for other available leave options.

Warning message

You may not be eligible for EPSLA Paid Sick Leave.
Please contact the Workplace Flexibilities Team for other available leave options.

Information message

Please contact the Workplace Flexibilities Team
What is your work schedule?

Information message

Please contact the Workplace Flexibilities Team

Warning message

You may not be eligible for EPSLA Paid Sick Leave.
Please contact the Workplace Flexibilities Team for other available leave options.

Information message

Please contact the Commissioned Corps Team for other available leave options.
Will this leave request be used between April 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020?

Error message

You are not eligible for EPSLA Paid Sick Leave.
Please contact the Workplace Flexibilities Team for other available leave options.
Have you taken Sick or Annual Leave and are seeking to use EPSLA retroactively?

Information message

Please contact the Workplace Flexibilities Team
Select your qualifying circumstance

Warning message

You may not be eligible for EPSLA Paid Sick Leave.
Please contact the Workplace Flexibilities Team for other available leave options.

Status message

You are eligible for EPSLA Paid Sick Leave.
Click the 'Next Page' button to enter your hour and pay information.
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