Nursery and day care

Your child receives seniority the moment he or she turns 4 months old.

If your child turns 4 months old during the closing period, he or she will receive seniority on the waiting list when you sign him or her up on the waiting list in December.

If you wish to use the childminding guarantee during the closing period, you must contact Pladsanvisningen by email and write “Garantiplads” in the subject field. Your child is ensured a guaranteed place within two months from the application date.

Kindergarten

Your child receives seniority from the date he or she turns two years old.

If your child turns two during the closing period, he or she will be able to receive seniority in getting a place when you sign him or her up between December 2 and December 9, 2019.

Withdrawal from childcare services

The withdrawal notice for all childcare services offered by the City of Copenhagen is a month before the 15th or the last day of the month.

If you want to withdraw your child from childcare during the closing period, send an email to Pladsanvisningen with “Udmeldelse” in the subject field. You will be notified of the one-month notice until December 15 (emails received between November 8 and 14) or December 31 (emails received between November 16 to December 1)

Free place subsidy

You can apply for free place subsidy 2 months retroactively from the day your child starts attending childcare.  

Private childcare

The web form system for private child care is closed from November 8 to November 24, 2019

Contract

If your child is supposed to attend private childcare during the closing period, you must wait and complete the form on November 25, 9.00 a.m. We are able to approve the contract retroactively according to the normal approval criteria for private childcare arrangements

Receipt form

Receipt forms for November must be received no later than October 25, 2019. Receipts received after October 25 should expect a delay in subsidy payments for private childcare in the month of November

Termination form

If your child is going to stop attending private childcare during the closing period, you must wait to fill out the termination form from November 25, 9.00 a.m. The case will be handled retroactively.

Exemptions

Applications for exemptions received before Monday, November 4, 12.00 p.m. will be handled on Wednesday, November 6. You can expect a written response no later than week 49.

Applications for exemption received after Monday, November 4, 12.00 p.m. until December 2, 12.00 p.m. will be handled on December 4, 2019.

You can expect a written response no later than week 51.