If parents are unable to care for their children (0 to 5 years old) at home before reaching elementary school for reasons such as work, illness, nursing care, etc., childcare facilities, etc. are instructed to take care of the child instead of the parents.
Applications for child care services after April 1, 2019 in many towns and cities are from September to October 2018. For guardians who wish to use the child care, please do the procedures before the application deadline.
※Procedures are different depending on the city. For detailed information, ask the child care directly or consult with the department in charge of your city or town to check and confirm.
Contact address of the department in charge of each city
[Reference]「Support book for child care and nurseries for foreign parents」(Gaikokujin Hogosha muke Hoikusho/Hoiku Jigyo no Goriyou Support Book – 外国人保護者向け保育所・保育事業のご利用サポートブック)
(Created by: Gifu-ken Kokusai Koryu Center)