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Application for Special Cash Payments of 100,000 yen

As an emergency economic measure to tackle the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Japanese government has decided to provide Special Cash Payments (特別定額給付金) to all people, including non-Japanese citizens. The benefit is 100,000 yen per person.

International students and researchers (excluding short-term visitors) are eligible for this benefit, so be sure to apply for it within the application period below.

Application period (in the case of Sendai City)

The start date for application acceptance may differ depending on municipality. Please check the website of the municipality in which you are registered as a resident.

1. Online

From May 18, 2020 to August 26, 2020

2. By mail

From May 26, 2020 to August 26, 2020

Only those who have a My Number Card can apply for the payment online. So most of you will have to do this by mail.


My Number Card sample | Sendai City

How to apply

Please see the Information about Special Cash Payment (Sendai City).

If you are not a resident of Sendai City, please see the website of the municipality in which you are registered as a resident.

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