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For those who are considering entering a nursery school

Final update date: June 5, 2021


nursery school

Parents of pre-primary school children who have difficulty receiving necessary childcare at home for the following reasons can use it.
- When working at least 64 hours a month, regardless of company or home.
- When preparation for childbirth or rest after childbirth is required (8 weeks before and after childbirth)
- When childcare is difficult due to illness, injury or disability
- When caring for a sick or disabled person for more than 64 hours a month
- When recovering from a disaster such as a fire at home or in the neighborhood
- When I'm looking for a job (for a job) (within 3 months)
- When attending a university, vocational training school, vocational school, etc. for more than 64 hours a month
- When there is a risk of abuse or DV (domestic violence) from spouses
- When childcare leave is over and you return to work

[FY2021] About application for use such as Yokohama-shi nursery schools

City of Yokohama, Child and Youth Bureau Please also refer to "For those who wish to use nursery schools in 2021".
[Usage Information, Application Forms, etc.] In addition to Children and Families Support Division, Yokohama Station Administrative Service Corner, Authorized Nursery Schools in the City, etc.
You can also download it from City of Yokohama, Child and Youth Bureau's website.

[Other window distribution documents]
(1) List of facilities such as Kanagawa Ward facilities (PDF: 1,020KB) (FY2021 version) (Updated April 1, 2021)
(2) Information on facilities such as nursery schools in Kanagawa Ward) (PDF: 8,286KB) (2021 version) (Updated April 1, 2021)
※Facilities and businesses in other wards are reference information. For up-to-date information, please contact your local Children and Families Support Division.

The number of vacancies and waiting people (as of May 1, 2021) such as nursery schools in Kanagawa Ward) has been posted. (PDF: 175KB)
※The availability will be updated around the 1st month before the start date of use.

[Application acceptance period]

Start month

Application periodStart monthApplication periodStart monthApplication period

May, 2021

March 11 (Thursday)-

Friday, April 9

September, 2021

July 12 (Monday)-

Tuesday, August 10

January, 2022

November 11 (Thursday)-

Friday, December 10

June, 2021

April 12 (Monday)-

Friday, May 10

October, 2021

Thursday, August 12-

Friday, September 10

February, 2022

December 13 (Monday)-

Friday, January 7

July, 2021

May 11 (Sunday)~

Thursday, June 10

November, 2021

September 13 (Monday)-

Friday, October 8

March, 2022

January 11 (Tuesday)-

Thursday, February 10

August, 2021

June 11 (Friday)-

Friday, July 9

December, 2021

Sunday, October 12-

Wednesday, November 10

[How to apply]
Please apply for application to ward office Children and Families Support Division, where you live.
※Even if a nursery school you wish to enter spans multiple wards, please apply to your ward office Children and Families Support Division multiple wards.

In Kanagawa Ward City offers "window reception" and "mail reception".

<Window reception> Kanagawa Ward Office Annex 3F Children and Families Support Division, 3rd floor, Annex

<mail address> 〒221-0824 3-8 Hirodaiotacho, Kanagawa-ken, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
To childcare and education at Kanagawa Ward City Office Children and Families Support Division

[Notes on mail application]

The deadline must arrive, including the missing documents, so please apply in advance.

The application documents will be checked in the order in which they arrived, and if there are any deficiencies or deficiencies, we will contact you by mail, but it may take some time.
Submission of missing documents must arrive by the deadline, so please submit it with plenty of time.

Utilize the submission document confirmation slip and entry example, and in principle, the guardian should check the contents of the shortage / deficiency before submitting.

Please note that even if the usage adjustment is disadvantageous due to lack or deficiency, the usage adjustment result cannot be changed.

Before submitting the employment certificate to the ward office, be sure to make sure that the guardian has no omissions or errors in the contents.

The submitted documents cannot be returned. We recommend that you make a copy in advance.

We are not responsible for mailing accidents, so if you are worried about arriving documents, please use a delivery certificate.
How to accept applications depends on the ward. If you live in a city other than Kanagawa Ward City, please contact your ward.

About childcare and education concierge

The Childcare and Education Concierge provides information on childcare services such as Yokohama Nursery Room, Temporary Custody Business, and Kindergarten Custody, in addition to licensed nursery schools, in consultation with parents about where to leave preschool children. It is located in Children and Families Support Division in each ward for the purpose of properly linking the needs of parents and childcare services.
For details, see the website below.

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Inquiries to this page

Kanagawa Ward Children and Families Support Division, Health and Welfare Center

Telephone: 045-411-7157157

Telephone: 045-411-7157157

Fax: 045-321-8820

Email address: [email protected]

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