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【Important】About special benefit from JAPAN government(ISO Office)

This is Important news from the International Student Office, The University of Electro-Communications.
 
Due to the emergency economic measures for the new coronavirus infectious disease in JAPAN, the implementation of a special benefit project is planned by Japan government.
 
Benefits are for those who are recorded on the resident registration at municipality by April 27, 2020.Foreign nationals residing in Japan are also eligible if they are recorded on the resident registration at municipality.
 
The application documents will be mailed from the city where you live. You need to apply by mail or online (online procedure is only available for holders of My Number Card).* If you do not apply for yourself, you will not receive benefits !
 
The start date of apply and payment is vary depending on the municipality.
However, the application deadline is within 3 months of the application start date.
So, as soon as you receive the mail, let's apply for it!
 
Therefore...
 
1)   Are you updating the address on your residence card?
The application documents will be sent to the address on your residence card.
If you have not updated your address by April 27th due to moving, etc., Urgently go or call to the city hall and change your address.
 
2)  Do you have a bank account?
Basically, the benefits will be paid to the bank account in the name of the applicant.
(You cannot use overseas bank accounts or accounts in the name of your parents)
 
please check by yourself.
 
If you have any questions, please contact the person in charge of the city where you live.
(we also do not know the detail of this special benefits. Therefore Even if you contact to ISO, we can not answer to your question perfectly)
 
When official notification comes from Chofu City, we will send you an email explaining how to write the application form.
 
For more information
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications summary page
https://www.soumu.go.jp/menu_seisaku/gyoumukanri_sonota/covid-19/kyufukin.html?fbclid=IwAR2_Yjv0VKT-YMHG7Rrha3MmhqXbMzZ3R1V7FtYVVdMvQZzp0lHutJYcIUA
 
UEC summary page (By student section)
https://www.uec.ac.jp/students/pdf/tkyufu.pdf

Created: April 27, 2020 / Last modified:April 30, 2020