• Tokyo Ninkagai childcare service / Knock Knock Preschool

Early Childhood Education・Childcare Fee Exemption・Childcare Aid

Knock Knock Preschool is a registered Ninkagai childcare service in the city of Tokyo which fulfills the standards of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

As a result, our services are eligible for government aid. Additionally, consumption tax on our preschool program fees has been exempted.

Please see below for more information about each type of fee exemption.

Government Financial Support

Children 3~5 Years Old

Children that attend Ninkagai childcare facilities and are 3-5 years old receive approximately 37,000 yen in childcare subsidies on average nationwide.

Resident Tax Exempt Households With Children 0~2 Years Old

Households that are exempted from municipal resident’s tax with children from 0 to 2 years old receive approximately 42,000 yen in subsidies.

For more details, please see the Learn about free early childhood education and care page.

Application Process

  1. Receive a certification for your need of childcare at your local municipality.
  2. Please contact us, and we will provide subsequent required documents.
  3. Apply for aid at your local municipality.
  • Please note that the required documents may differ based on your local municipality.

Due to childcare waiting lists, Setagaya has implemented a childcare subsidy program for parents and guardians that send their children to Ninkagai childcare facilities.

Application Process

  1. Receive a certification for education/childcare aid or service/facility usage aid in Setagaya.
  2. Please contact us, and we will provide subsequent required documents.
  3. Apply for aid at the Setagaya Ward office.

Contact Us?

Before enrollment, free trials, interviews, and tours of the facility are available. First, please apply for a free trial.