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COVID-19 Related Information

Special benefits relevant to COVID-19 pandemic

The following list is links to information about special benefits relevant to COVID-19 pandemic to be provided by local governments in Japan.

Mie Prefecture

Notice of subvention

500,000 yen per small or medium-sized enterprise including sole proprietor that closed its business temporarily or reduced its operating hours in compliance with the requests from the prefecture

Shiga Prefecture

Notice of subvention

Outline of subvention (pdf file)

  • 200,000 yen per small or medium-sized enterprise that closed its business temporarily or reduced its operating hours in compliance with the requests from the prefecture
  • 100,000 yen per sole proprietor that closed its business temporarily or reduced its operating hours in compliance with the requests from the prefecture

Kyoto Prefecture

Notice of subvention

  • 200,000 yen per small or medium-sized enterprise, incorporated non-profit organization or some other kinds of corporation that closed its business temporarily or reduced its operating hours in compliance with the requests from the prefecture
  • 100,000 yen per sole proprietor that closed its business temporarily or reduced its operating hours in compliance with the requests from the prefecture

Osaka Prefecture

Notice of subvention

Outline of subvention (pdf file)

  • One million yen per small or medium-sized enterprise that closed its business temporarily or reduced its operating hours in compliance with the requests from the prefecture
  • 500,000 yen per sole proprietor that closed its business temporarily or reduced its operating hours in compliance with the requests from the prefecture

Hyogo Prefecture

Notice of subvention

For small and medium-sized enterprises including sole proprietors whose sales amounts fell by more than 50% in either month of April or May of 2020 from the same month the year before and,

in the event that operate amusement facilities, theaters, convention facilities, exhibition facilities, fitness or recreation facilities, museums; tutoring schools or commercial facilities for other than essential goods and services with over 100 square meters' floor space, and closed their business temporarily until May 6 from

  • between April 15 and 21, then one million yen per the enterprise, 500,000 yen per sole proprietor
  • between April 22 and 28, then 600,000 yen per the enterprise, 300,000 yen per sole proprietor
  • April 29, then 300,000 yen per the enterprise, 150,000 yen per sole proprietor

in the event that operate conference rooms of hotels, or restaurants closed from 8 p.m. till 5 a.m. and refrained from offering alcoholic beverages after 7 p.m., and such closing their business or reducing their operating hours until May 6 from

  • between April 15 and 21, then 300,000 yen per the enterprise, 150,000 yen per sole proprietor
  • between April 22 and 28, then 200,000 yen per the enterprise, 100,000 yen per sole proprietor
  • April 29, then 100,000 yen per the enterprise, 50,000 yen per sole proprietor

in the event that operate tutoring schools or commercial facilities for other than essential goods and services with no more than 100 square meters' floor space, or hotel businesses and closed their businesses temporarily from April 29 until May 6

  • 300,000 yen per the enterprise
  • 150,000 yen per sole proprietor

Nara Prefecture

Notice of subvention

Outline of subvention (pdf file)

  • 200,000 yen per small or medium-sized enterprise that closed its business temporarily or reduced its operating hours in compliance with the requests from the prefecture
  • 100,000 yen per sole proprietor that closed its business temporarily or reduced its operating hours in compliance with the requests from the prefecture

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