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What are the costs for different day care options in Copenhagen?
Subsidies for siblings
If you have a child attending one of the different day care offers you can get subsidies for siblings (søskendetilskud). This means that you pay full price for the most expensive day care offer and half price for the other day care spots.
Free place subsidy
The parental payment level is lowered if the household’s collective income is below DKK 551,700 (before taxes)
Income limits for free place subsidy in 2019
Below DKK 177,600 (before taxes) - Complete free place
DKK 177,601 to DKK 551,699 (before taxes) - Partial free place
DKK 551,700 (before taxes) and above - Paid in full by parents
The income limits are raised by DKK 7,000 for each child under 18 living at home apart from the first child living at home. The income limits are raised by DKK 62,139 for single parents.