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"Gifu Prefecture Compliance Fund (5th) to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19"


"Gifu Prefecture Compliance Fund (5th) to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19"

Related to the Demand for Cooperation with a Shortening of Business Opening Hours

Implementation Outline


  1. Outline

Compliance Fund (5th) payments will be made to those business operators who have complied fully with the Prefectural Government's demands for a shortening of opening hours for the entirety of the demanded period, in order to help suppress the further spread of COVID-19 infection which continues to expand daily.


  1. Application Process

Applications for payment of this Compliance Fund (5th) can be made by those who meet all of the conditions outlined below:

(1)  The business operator must have cooperated with the following demands. (Including those who temporarily closed their business for the period)

     Moreover, there may be changes such as a shortening of the period of the demand or the amount of compliance fund paid if there are changes to the Government's basic measures guidelines during the period of the demand.

・Targeted Areas:                      Gifu, Kakamigahara, Kani, Ogaki, Mino-kamo, Toki, Mizuho, Tajimi & Seki


・Demand Period:                       April 26th 2021 (Monday) - May 11th 2021 (Tuesday)  【16 days】

・Targeted Business Types:          Eating & drinking businesses

※ Eating & drinking businesses (including izakayas) and cafes etc.

(Excluding delivery and takeaway services etc.)

                                                        Entertainment facilities etc.

※  Bars & karaoke boxes etc. that have received operating permission in accordance with the Food Sanitation Law (excluding internet & manga cafes).

・Demand Contents:                    Shortening of opening hours to from 5:00AM until 8:00PM

(However, alcohol should only be served from 11:00AM until 7:00PM)


(2) The business branch must be located within Gifu, Kakamigahara, Kani, Ogaki, Mino-kamo, Toki, Mizuho, Tajimi or Seki City (one of 9 cities within Gifu Prefecture).

(3) The business must have received all of the relevant operating permissions as required for the type of

business that it is.

(4) The business must be an eating & drinking business or entertainment facility that has been operating between 20:00 (8:00PM) and 5:00AM from before the period of the demand.

(5) The applicant must be a person with the authority to decide the opening hours and the contents of the

business operations of the relevant business branch.

(6) Eating & drinking businesses involving hospitality service (such as hostess or host clubs), karaoke facilities

& live houses must have created and submitted an Infection Prevention Measures Manual and have had

it checked and confirmed.

(7) The applicant must not have submitted a false or improper application for the earlier "Gifu Prefecture

Compliance Fund (2nd, 3rd or 4th) to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19".

(8) The company must have no employee, representative or director of the business who is involved in criminal gangs or other such anti-social activities and the running of the business must not be under the influence of any criminal gang.

(9) The applicant is not an individual or corporation which operates a business which the Governor has recognized as having been a place where COVID-19 infection has spread during the formation of an infection cluster in the period from April 25th 2021 (Sunday) until the day on which the decision of whether to grant the fund is made.

(10) The business must have acquired a "Sticker for Business Branches Implementing COVID-19 Measures"

having strictly adhered to the Guidelines for Each Type of Business and the "Behavior Guidelines for Living

Through COVID-19 Society".


  1. Amount Paid

An amount from 400,000 yen to 3,200,000 yen (this amount is 16 days' worth) will be paid per business branch to each business complying with the demands for the entire period.

※    If a business branch does not comply with the demands from April 26th, but instead complies by either April 27th or April 28th, an amount of 15 or 14 days' worth will be paid instead.

<Calculation of Compliance Fund Payment Amount Per Day>

〇 For Small & Medium Businesses:

(Compliance fund payment amount per day will be decided based upon the average daily sales figure from either the last fiscal year or the fiscal year before last)

・Business branches where the average daily sales figure for the last fiscal year or fiscal year before last is 83,333 yen or less:   25,000 yen per day

・Business branches where the average daily sales figure for the last fiscal year or fiscal year before last is between 83,333 yen and 250,000 yen:   25,000 - 75,000 yen per day 【Calculated as (average daily sales figure of applicable year) x 0.3】

・Business branches where the average daily sales figure for the last fiscal year or fiscal year before last is 250,000 yen or greater:   75,000 yen per day

〇 Large Businesses (Small & Medium Businesses can also choose this option)

・Reduction from average daily sales figure x 0.4 (Maximum: 200,000 yen per day)


More details concerning the compliance fund payment amounts will be announced when the application period start date etc. has been decided.


4. Application Submission Period

  This is currently not yet decided and will be announced later.


5. Inquiries Regarding the Compliance Fund (5th)

"Gifu Prefecture Compliance Fund (5th) Consultation Center (Call Center)":

TEL: 058-272-8192 (open from 9:00 until 17:00)


Please check the Gifu Prefectural Government's official website for further information: (Japanese only)