Day care

Day care parents in Hafnarfjörður are self-employed but receive work permits from the town, which oversees the operation.



Parents need to reach out to day care parents to apply. Most day care parents have a waiting list, which is why applying early is always a good idea. Hafnarfjörður Township also assists with day care fees outside of Hafnarfjörður.

When you have chosen a day care parent, you will make a mutual contract. You will need to sign a day care agreement as well as an agreement regarding the grant from Hafnarfjörður. It is important that you familiarise yourself with the terms and conditions of the day care agreement. The mutual notice period for termination of the day care agreement is one month, calculated from the 1st or 15th of each month. The first month is a trial period.