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Kindergarten

At kindergarten, children learn through play and a wide variety of activities. Children also learn the language skills they will need when they start school. All kindergartens make provisions to meet each child's individual need for food and sleep.

Apply for kindergarten before March 1st.

The application deadline for admission to kindergarten i March 1st. You apply on electronic form:

Application for kindergarten
The form is in Norwegian, but the Service Centre in Rådhuskvartalet assist with the application.

Children whose first birthday falls in or before August, are entitled to a place from august. Children whose first birthday falls September, October or November are entitled to a place from the month in which trey turn one.

Payment for kindergarten

The maximum price for a space in kindergarten from august 2019 is NOK 3040 plus meal allowance (from NOK 200)

There are three discount schemes, and some families will be entitled to make use of all three.

The discount schemes are:

  • Sibling discount  - 30% for child no. 2 and 50 % for child no. 3
  • Reduced payment - for families whose income is less than NOK 548,167. A separate application must be submitted.
  • Free core time - for children aged  (from august 2019, children born in 2014, 2016, 2016 and 2017) from families whose income is less than NOK 548,167

To apply for reduced payment from august 2019 you need the Tax Return for 2018. The deadline for applying for reduced payment for august 2019 is 1 June 2019.
The Tax Return i avaliable at Altinn.no from April 4th 2019.

It is also possible to apply for reduced payment throuout the year. Redused payment may be granted from the following month after the application has been recieved by Kristiansand municipality.

You apply for reduced payment on electronic form: Application for Reduced Payment

Service Sentre


Do you have any questions? Do you need assisting with the application? Please Visit us at the Service Sentre in Rådhuskvartalet.
Open 8 am to 3:30 pm. Tel: 380 75 000 E-mail

Forfatter: Mariann Stephansen
Publisert: 09.02.2017 12:22
Sist endret: 04.02.2019 15:56

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