Subsidy for Restaurants in Chiba (for cooperation to prevent the spread of COVID-19)
In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus （COVID-19), restaurants that cooperated with Chiba Prefecture’s request to shorten business hours during the entire period from midnight on December 23, 2020 to 24:00 on January 11, 2021 can receive the subsidy, so called “Chiba Kyouryoku-kin”.
This article in Japanese 飲食店に対する千葉県感染拡大防止対策協力金の申請受付が始まりました
Who can receive the subsidy?
Restaurants and bars that serve alcoholic beverages, including Karaoke bars, in Ichikawa, Funabashi, Matsudo, Noda, Narashino, Kashiwa, Nagareyama, Yachiyo, Abiko, Kamagaya, Urayasu, and Chiba cities, and that have cooperated with the request to shorten business hours by not operating between 22:00 and 5:00 the following morning.
- a small or medium-sized enterprise (including a self-employed enterprise)
- Opened business before Dec. 23, 2020
- Must have the required restaurant business license.
- A store that was open between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. and served alcoholic beverages to customers and did not operate between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. during the entire requested period (from midnight on December 23, 2020 to 24:00 on January 11, 2021)
- All infection prevention measures requested by the prefecture have been implemented during the entire period of the request.
Infection Prevention Measures to be implemented:
- Social distancing measures for infection prevention
- Health and hygiene measures for employees and visitors
- Hygiene management and ventilation of facilities
- Industry-specific guidelines implementation
How much can I receive?
- Application Form and Implementation Report
- Written oath
- Copy of restaurant business license
- Copy of sales book
- Documents showing that alcoholic beverages have been served
e.g., menu list, documents showing the purchase of alcoholic beverages, etc., that clearly indicate the name of the restaurant applying for the grant
- Documents confirming the status of the reduced business hours or closure
e.g., postings on store fronts, descriptions on menu lists, postings on store websites, etc. that clearly indicate the name of the store and the period of reduced business hours
- Documents confirming that measures to prevent the spread of infection were taken during the period of the request to shorten business hours (not necessary if the store was closed)
e.g., photographs showing the implementation of measures to prevent the spread of infection
- Copy of the bankbook of the account
In the case of a corporation, the account should be in the name of the corporation
In the case of a self-employed, the account should be in the name of the owner.
- A self-employed copy of the identification document (driver’s license, etc.)
- A corporation a list of directors
Period for application
From January 15, 2021 to February 15, 2021
How to submit application
Applications can be submitted online or by mail.
There is no face-to-face application at the counter.
If you are not sure how to apply, we, Amie Immigration Law Office, will apply on behalf of you.
Please contact us.
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