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After-school activities

Service description

Organisers and locations of the after-school activities

Application period

Application period for after-school activities in the year 2023–2024 is from 6 March to 1 May 2023. 

Fill out an online application and sign it by using the strong identification method. If you are unable to use the online application form, apply by using the paper application form. The application forms will be published on this page on 6 March 2023.

How to apply for a place

  1. Submit the application online (see link below). The invoice will be addressed to the guardian whose online banking credentials are used for identification and filling in the application form.
  2. Fill in the application form carefully. If there is any required information missing, you will not be able to submit the application.
  3. To submit the application, you are asked to identify with your Finnish online banking credentials, Mobile ID or an ID card with a chip. Identification will be your online signature on the application.
  4. You can download, save or print the completed application form. You can also take a screenshot of the view. Please note that you will not receive an email confirmation. 

    Fill in and submit the online application form in the link below:
    Online application for after-school activities. Please ignore any outdated dates on the form. 

  5. If you are unable to use the online application, a printed paper application can be posted to the Education Division at: Education Division, After-school activities, PO Box 51300, 00099 City of Helsinki. You can also deliver your application to our letterbox at Töysänkatu 2 D, 00510 Helsinki. 

    PDF paper application form: The paper application form for school year 2022-2023 (PDF)

  6. Applications will be processed during December and January. If sufficient staff have been recruited, the service can start on 1 February 2023. The regional coordinator for after-school activities will contact you if we can offer your child a place.

Cancelling a place in after-school activities

If you wish to cancel a place, fill in the PDF form below (Termination of participation in after-school activities) and save it on your device. Send the PDF form as an attachment via the Secure Mail service to

Termination of participation in after-school activities, PDF

How to use Secure Mail:

  1. Go to to send a secure email
  2. Add your email address in the Lähettäjä (Sender) field and click Jatka (Continue).
  3. On the next page, click Tunnistaudu (Identification) to proceed to verify your identity with online banking credentials, Mobile ID or ID card with a chip.  After you have verified your identity successfully, you will reach the page Uusi viesti (New message).
  4. In the Vastaanottaja (Recipient) field, type in the email address
  5. Type in a subject for the message in the Aihe (Subject) field. For example. 'Cancelling a place in after-school activities'. Write a short cover note in the Viesti (Message) field, for example, "I would like to cancel my child's place in the after-school activities". Remember to include your name in the message.
  6. At the bottom of the page, click Valitse tiedostot (Choose files) to attach the application form file from your device.
  7. Attach the application form file by clicking Liitä (Attach).
  8. Send the application by clicking Lähetä (Send).

You can also post your application to us at Education Division, After-school activities, PO Box 51300, 00099 City of Helsinki.

The notice period is one calendar month. For example, if you cancel a place on 6 October, the cancellation takes effect on 1 December and in this case the customer fee will be charged for October and November. 

Application forms 

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