Applying for Pre-Primary Education

Pre-Primary Education will start on 9 August 2018.

You can fill out the pre-primary education and day care in conjunction application form online between 8 and 22 January 2018. Early childhood education and Pre-primary education shows all day-care centres and schools offering pre-primary education.

You can also find the forms under the Lomakkeet tab  or pick up forms from a day-care centre near you. The paper forms should be returned to the Early education guidance: P.O. Box 3125, FI-02070 City of Espoo.

If you need assistance with filling out the form, contact early education guidance. You can reach the early education guidance by telephone

Mondays 9-11 am and 12-2 pm
Tuesdays 9-11 am and 12-2 pm
Wednesdays 9-11 am and 12-2 pm
Thursdays 11-5 pm
Fridays 9-11 am and 12-2 pm

Service number: 09 816 31000

If you need a pre-primary place for your child after the term has already begun (e.g. due to a move), fill in the form titled “Esiopetushakemus” behind the Lomakkeet tab.


Decisions about pre-primary education places are sent home by mail.