Notification of Program to Strengthen Livelihood and Business Foundations for Japanese Nationals Overseas and People of Japanese Descent (Nikkei): Extension of Deadline, Update on Guidelines and Q&A

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan is accepting applications for a program that will provide support to Japanese nationals overseas as well as Nikkei whose livelihoods have been affected by Covid-19. Now, the application deadline has been extended to September 30, 2021 for more groups to apply.
Japanese and Nikkei groups in Hawaii that meet the requirements may submit the completed set of application documents to The Consulate General of Japan in Honolulu (
Application Period: March 15, 2021 ~ September 30, 2021
Project Implementation Period: May 17, 2021 ~ December 31, 2021
【Update】Application Guidelines & Forms:
※Local overseas Japanese associations, Japan Chambers of Commerce and Industry etc may direct inquiries regarding the application process to the following:
Helpdesk for Japanese nationals overseas
Email address:
Inquiries from Nikkei groups etc.
Helpdesk for Japanese descent (Nikkei)
Email address: