Exemption from a kindergarten place fee

Partial fee exemption

Low-income families have the opportunity to receive up to 80% of the local municipal fee if:


the child’s and his/her parent(s) or caregiver(s)’s place of residence is listed as Tallinn in the population register;

the family’s net income per first family member is less than the current minimum wage (430 euros per month) and less than 80% of the current minimum wage per each subsequent family member.

The parent shall submit an application (PDF, 2458.57 kB) to the kindergarten. The application details must be confirmed in writing by the city district social welfare department of his or her residence.

Place fee exemption in the amount of 100 percent

The parent shall be exempted from paying the parent’s share starting with the third child attending the children’s institution in the amount of 100% until the end of the current academic year in case three or more children from one family are attending a children’s institution in Tallinn and both the parent and the aforementioned children are registered as citizens of Tallinn in the population register.

The parent shall submit an application to the director in a free format, listing the children’s names and personal identification codes.

From 1 January, the amount of the parent’s share is 52,46 in kindergartens with a swimming pool 57,62 euros.

  • Where to start

    1. Fill out the application for kindergarten place fee exemption. 2. Go to your local social department with the filled out application. The social department will confirm the application data and will verify their correctness.

    Personal identification

    Have an identity document with you.

    What to do with the form

    The application that was taken to the social department has to be givent to the head of the kindergarten.


    The exemption for the parent has been approved but no more than 80% of the fee.

    What to do when the result is unsatisfactory:

    Submit a query to the head of the kindergarten.

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