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How to claim facility usage fees (for parents)

Final update date April 13, 2021

Please refer to here if you are a business operator.

Three Steps of Free Service

 Regarding procedures related to the free provision of early childhood education and childcare,
①Facilities that have been "confirmed" for facilities subject to free-of-charge from municipalities
List of facilities eligible for free early childhood education and childcare (Yokohama city)
②When a child who has been certified for benefits uses it
In order to be eligible for free of charge, parents must separately certify benefits.
About authorization of need of childcare
③The municipalities will pay for the request from parents.

 However, regarding the usage fee for the month of using the facilities and businesses listed below, facilities and businesses will charge for the use of facilities etc. on behalf of parents, so there is no need to request from parents.
・Education part of private school grants and special support school kindergarten
・Person who used custody childcare assistance business (city-type custody childcare) such as Yokohama-shi private kindergartens
・Children in the Yokohama Nursery Room who are exempt from tax-exempt households in the 0-2 year old class
・Tax-exempt households using the year-limited childcare business
・Those who use the Yokohama City Temporary Childcare Business, Holiday Temporary Childcare Business, and 24-hour Emergency Temporary Childcare Business who have received a cost reduction
・Those who use the sick childcare business and post-sick childcare business and who have received a cost reduction
 If a person using these facilities / businesses is issued an invoice to Yokohama City, the full or partial payment of the monthly payment cannot be made.
 

Information about billing methods

Certificate pertaining to the provision of specific child and child care support

※It is PDF version of certificate (for three months) pertaining to offer of specific child, child care support.

※It is PDF version of certificate pertaining to offer of specific child, child care support.

※Documents attached by users of the Yokohama Child Care Support System.

Request flow

①Parents pay usage fees to gardens and businesses.
②The guardian shall write the name, validity period, etc. on the certificate pertaining to the provision of specific children and child care support, and then request the garden / company to issue it.
③In response to the request of the guardian, the garden / business operator writes the details of the support provided monthly and issues it to the guardian.
④The guardian attaches the certificate pertaining to the provision of specific children and child care support already stated on the invoice only the number of gardens and businesses used and the number of months, and applies for benefits to Yokohama City.
Example When two facilities are used together and billing for April to June
  One bill + two certificates (for three months) pertaining to the provision of specific children and child care support
※Billings are made quarterly (for the fourth quarter: January billing, for the first quarter: April billing, for the second quarter: July billing, for the third quarter: October billing)
⑤We perform examination based on request of protector and transfer directly to protector account.

※In the figure, a certificate pertaining to the provision of specific children and child care support is omitted from the provision certificate.

Application period

Reception period from January of Reiwa 3 to March of Reiwa 4
Month of use Request acceptance period (until the last day's postmark is valid) Scheduled payment Payment date (advanced at any time)
R1.10 ~R2.122 1/4 (Monday)-1/22 (Friday) beginning of March 3/12 Other undecided
R1.10 ~R3.3 4/1 (Thursday)-4/16 (Friday) beginning of June Not yet
R1.10 ~R3.6

7/1 (Thursday)-7/16 (Friday)

beginning of September Not yet
R1.10 ~R3.9 From October 1 (Friday) to October 15 (Friday) beginning of December Not yet
R1.12 ~R3.12 R4.1/4 (Tuesday)-R4.1/21 (Friday) beginning of March Not yet

※If you do not meet the billing period, you can also request the usage that was not in time at the next billing period.
※Applications that have time to be reviewed, such as shortages / deficiencies and the start or end of the certification period in the middle of the month, will be delayed by one month or more from the scheduled payment date.
※The right to receive benefits from facilities is two years old. If the statute of limitations is imminent, please apply as soon as the documents are ready, regardless of the application period.

Necessary items

Certificate pertaining to the provision of specific child and child care support

Application for grant of facility usage expenses and invoice

 Please note that the usage fee grant application and invoice for facilities, etc., use different styles depending on the type of facility.
 From September 15, 2020, the application form and invoice for granting facility usage fees have been changed.
 In addition, we can request even conventional style.

For those who are not enrolled in kindergartens, certified children's schools, or special support schools

For those enrolled in kindergartens, certified children's schools, and special support schools

Transfer of facility usage fees

The account holder of the facility usage fee grant application and invoice should be a certified guardian.
However, when making the account holder a name other than a certified guardian, be sure to submit the following power of attorney and attach it to the facility usage fee grant application and invoice.

Points to note when filling out the application form and invoice for the use of facilities, etc.

・Do not use ballpoint pens, correction fluids or shachihata that disappear.
・When making corrections, pleaseprivate seal City, which is stamped in the certified guardian's name column of the facility usage fee grant application and invoice after subtracting the double line at the corrected part.

Guide to Payment of Usage Expenses for Facilities

Submission destination

〒231-0015 1-8 Onoecho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 9th floor, Sekinai Arai Building, 9th floor, 9th floor, 9th floor
Yokohama City Children and Youth Bureau Childcare and Educational Benefit Division Facility Usage Fee Benefit (Reimbursement Payment)
※Please note that it is not a ward office.
In addition, please tell the guardian as it will be accepted only by mail.

Request envelope (for parents)

Distribution destination (distributed on March 9, 2021)

・Non-licensed childcare facilities (facility type)
・We provide custody childcare for children in kindergartens, certified children's schools, and special support schools, and do not carry out city-type custody childcare.
・Ward Office Children and Families Support Division
You can also request a commercial envelope. In that case, please fill in the above submission address and write in red at the top left of the envelope, "Invoice for facility usage fee".
In addition, the address is listed on the last page of the "Guide to Use Expenses for Facilities, etc.", so you can cut it out and put it on an envelope.

Contact information

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For inquiries about free preschool education and childcare, please contact Phone number's free
Telephone: 045-840-6064
FAX: 045-840-1132
Opening hours: From 8:00 am to 8:00 pm (including weekends and holidays)
(Excluding December 28 to January 3)

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Inquiries to this page

Child and Youth Bureau Child Care Support Department Childcare and Educational Benefit Division

Telephone: 045-671-0233

Telephone: 045-671-0233

Fax: 045-663-1801

Email address: [email protected]

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