Preschool Education and Day Care
In addition to preschool education, children are entitled to early childhood education, which will, to the extent possible, take place in the same place as preschool education. If your child needs early childhood education in addition to preschool education, submit a separate early childhood education application no later than four months before the child needs the place.
Besides preschool education, as of August 1, 2016, children are entitled to early childhood education, if both the guardians work or study full-time. The right to this early childhood education related to preschool education may be possible, if it is required for the child's development or support, or because of the family's circumstances. Bulletin to guardians of preschool-education-age children
Early childhood education is subject to a charge, but participation in preschool education is accounted for in the fee. You do not have to submit an application if your child is already in early childhood education in Vantaa before preschool education begins. You will find the early childhood education application form online at: www.vantaa.fi/fi/verkkoasiointi/paivahoito_ja_esiopetus.