Private kindergartens

General information

It is necessary to get a licence before starting a kindergarten. The applicant must direct his application to the relevant Health Inspection Committee and give information about himself and a description of the type and scale of the activity. The Health Inspection Committee can ask for additional information if necessary.


Before granting a licence the housing must be approved by the Building Committee. The facilities shall be suitable for the activity and kept clean and safe. For more information contact the local Public Health Authority of the municipality in question.

The kindergarten director and the deputy director shall have graduated with a degree as kindergarten teachers.

Private kindergartens shall be run in the form of a recognized legal form.

Laws and regulations