【Tokyo Metropolitan Government Childcare Subsidy】Do you know 018 Support?


Hello. I am Akimoto, an administrative scrivener.


【018 Support】

In order to support the uninterrupted growth of all children, JPY5000 per child per month is provided to children between the ages of 0 and 18 living in Tokyo. We aim to realize a society where there is hope for child rearing and children are full of smiles.


018 Support – Tokyo Metropolitan Government Official Website



Children who fall under both of the following categories are eligible.


Those who are between the ages of 0 and the first March 31 after reaching 18 years old.

(Those who were born between April 2, 2005 (April 2, 2005) and March 1, 2024 (March 1, 2024))

Those who have or had an address in Tokyo during the fiscal year 2023 (in principle)


Check your residency status as of the first day of each month.

In principle, the applicant must reside in Tokyo. However, if any of the following apply, the applicant may be eligible for the benefit even if he/she resides outside of Tokyo.



If you are temporarily studying abroad


If you reside outside of Tokyo exclusively due to administrative circumstances (e.g., placement in an orphanage outside of Tokyo)


The applicant temporarily resides outside of Tokyo due to schooling, employment, medical treatment, etc., and shares the same livelihood with his/her parents, etc. residing in Tokyo.

Applicant (applicant for certification)

Parents, etc. who share the same livelihood and take care of the subject

(If the subject is 18 years old, the applicant or his/her parents, etc.)


Date of payment

If the application is submitted by December 15, 2023 (Fri.), the payment will be made in January 2024 for the fiscal year of 2023.

If the application is submitted on or after December 16, 2023 (Sat.), the payment will be made separately.


Amount to be paid

JPY5,000 per month per eligible person (up to 60,000 yen per year)


Period for which payment is to be made

The payment will be made according to the number of months the applicant has resided in Tokyo in the fiscal year 2023.


Those who were born during the fiscal year 2023, those who moved into TMG, those who moved out of TMG, and those who declared their planned move-out date will also be granted for the number of months they reside in TMG.


Confirmation of the residence requirement in Tokyo will be made based on the status as of the first day of each month.


Please pray that the necessary information will be delivered to those who need it!