COVID-19 Relief: FOR NON-JAPANESE SPEAKERS
We collected links that inform COVID-19 supports in Japan with multiple languages. We hope this helps you to get information and supports you need.
*Updated May7,2020 :Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses (持続化給付金)
*Updated May7,2020 :Employment Adjustment Subsidy
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Special Fixed-Sum Government Subsidy
On April 20, COVID-19 Emergency Economic Relief Measures were decided on by the Cabinet, and the decision was made to implement a special fixed-sum subsidy payment in order to quickly and effectively support households using a simple system, while still focusing our efforts on stopping the spread of COVID-19.
Be aware of scams!
Be cautious of anyone who asks for personal information, your bank book or bank card, or your PIN!
⚠Municipalities/MIC will NEVER ask you to go to an ATM to receive your subsidy.
⚠Municipalities/MIC will NEVER ask you to transfer handling fees for your subsidy.
When you suspect you are infected
Okinawa City International Association: Local support, Information
<For business owners>
Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses (持続化給付金)
Guide for Filing Requests for the Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses and Other Information Published (Preliminary Version)
METI Subsidy to Sustain Small Businesses through COVID-19 Hardship: Up to JPY 2 M for Sales Decline by 50%+ against Last Year (Anshin Immigration & Social Security)
METI Subsidy for SME to Sustain Business through COVID-19 Hardship (Anshin Immigration & Social Security)