1. Hosts - Japan
2. Asia - Asian Games winners 2018
3. Africa - winner of separate Qualifier, #hockey is dropped from African Games
4. Europe - Eurohockey Nations winners 2019
5. N/S America - Pan American Games winners
6. Oceania Games winners qualify
4 teams from the #Hockey Pro League
2 teams from each of three Hockey Series Finals
2 highest ranked teams that haven't yet qualified or made the knockout
4, 5, 6 play a random team out of 7,8,9
In a two leg play-off to try and win on aggregate.
These six teams make it to Tokyo 2020.