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Fees for attendance and registration

It is possible to choose the child’s attendance either by session based, by half time or full time based schedule. This means that you can book your child’s attendance between 2 to 10 sessions per week. Fees are based on these bookings.

Our fees from September 2021 are as follows. We charge a fixed monthly fee based on the number of sessions booked.

HelsinkiUnder three'sOver three's
2 x sessions per week306€296€
3 x sessions per week466€456€
4 x sessions per week626€596€
5 x sessions per week819,59€689,59€
6 x sessions per week919,59€869,59€
7 x sessions per week1019,59€1019,59€
8 x sessions per week1219,59€1139,59€
9 x sessions per week1269,59€1139,59€
10 x sessions per week1269,59€1139,59€


EspooUnder three'sOver three's
2 x sessions per week306€296€
3 x sessions per week466€456€
4 x sessions per week626€596€
5 x sessions per week864,59€704,59€
6 x sessions per week944,59€884,59€
7 x sessions per week1044,59€1034,59€
8 x sessions per week1244,59€1154,59€
9 x sessions per week1294,59€1154,59€
10 x sessions per week1294,59€1154,59€


To change a child’s attendance one must give the school a minimum of one calendar month notice and it should be done on a given adjustment form that can be found on the ICEC website under contacts.

Payments, attendance, meals and insurance

Payments are paid directly to the school’s bank account according to the invoice provided at the beginning of each calendar month and you will receive your email by email. The due date is normally 13th of each month. In case the expected payment is not received in time, the school has a right to claim a penalty of 6 euros for each reminder as well as the valid interest.

The monthly payments are paid every month, even during the summer. For summer holidays there is a small deduction - please see the separate page "summer fees". The schools’ opening times are shown in each school's calendar. There is no deduction for private holidays.

If your child is leaving the school, you must give at least one full calendar month notice.

No refund is given for missed attendance (like the private holidays mentioned above or sickness).

The fee includes all meals. 

All children are fully insured during school hours.

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Practice in “yksityisenhoidontuki”

In some cases parents may receive support called “yksityisenhoidontuki” and/or “kuntalisä”. This is financial support that the Finnish Kansaneläkelaitos (Kela) pays the daycare service provider as part of a child’s monthly fee. This can only be received by those parents who apply for it. Applications must be made to the Kansaneläkelaitos (Kela) office.

You will receive exact details about how to apply from your school manager. Please don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions.

If you are eligible for over 20 hours per week daycare, please ask for an application form from your school manager.


Under 3's Espoo supportHelsinki support
Full Time fee      854,59€774,59€
Half Time fee (five sessions/week)    854,59€774,59€
Over 3's   
Full Time fee 644,59€514,59€
Half Time fee (five sessions/week) 644,59€514,59€
Esiopetus afternoon care (5 afternoons) 174,24€64,24€