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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.

Aomori Prefecture

Notice of subvention

  • 300,000 yen per small or medium-sized enterprise
  • 200,000 yen per sole proprietor

Miyagi Prefecture

Notice of subvention

Outline of subvention (pdf file)

300,000 yen per small or medium-sized enterprise including sole proprietor that temporarily closed its business and restaurant that reduced its operarting hours in compliance with the requests from the prefecture

Sendai City

Information about the "Miyagi Prefecture Cooperation Money for Preventing Spread of Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)" (provisional name)(in English)

In addition to the subvention from the prefecuture, 100,000 yen per business operator having a business facility within the city or 500,000 yen if operating plural business facilities within the city

Kesennuma City

Notice of subvention

  • In addition to the subvention from the prefecuture, 100,000 yen per business operator having a business facility within the city
  • 100,000 yen per business operator engaging in restaurant, retailing business or service business that is unqualified to receive subvention from the prefecture, needs to pay rent and is qualified to receive cash payment as an emergency support for small and medium-sized enterprises from Japanese government

Akita Prefecture

Notice of subvention

300,000 yen, or 600,000 yen if having plural business facilities within the prefecture, per small or medium-sized enterprise including sole proprietor that temporarily closed its business and restaurant that reduced its operarting hours in compliance with the requests from the prefecture

Akita City

Notice of subvention (under consideration)

In addition to the subvention from the prefecture, 200,000 yen or 400,000 yen if having plural business facilities within the prefecture

Yamagata Prefecture

Notice of subvention (under consideration)

  • 200,000 yen per corporation
  • 100,000 yen, or 200,000 yen if renting a business facility, per sole proprietor
that temporarily closed its business and restaurant that reduced its operarting hours in compliance with the requests from the prefecture

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