Registration to Gan
Registration to Gan
It is your responsibility to re-register for Gan, even if your child is already attending a municipal Gan this year.
Registration for the 2023-2024 academic year will take place online between:
From Monday 23/01/23 through Tuesday 14/02/2023
Please note: registering online is only possible if your address at the Population Authority (Ministry of the Interior) is up-to-date in the Teudot Zehut of both parents.
Ages for Registration
In accordance of the law of mandatory education (amendment 32) – 2013, which was accepted by Knesset on 8/7/2013.
Age 5 (Chova) – for children born between 1/1/2018 – 31/12/2018
Age 4 (Trom Chova) – for children born between 1/1/2019 – 31/12/2019
Age 3 (Trom Trom) – for children born between 1/1/2020 – 31/12/2020
Placement for Age 3 is based on available space. Placement outside of your registration region is possible.
o After this, you will receive a confirmation email that your registration has been received. Sometimes the system is overloaded and you will need to wait 24 hours to receive confirmation. If you still do not receive the confirmation, send a request via email and a copy of the confirmation will be sent to you.
o Registration to a semi-private Gan, which is under the auspices of the Ministry of Education (list on the Municipality’s Education Portal) is online (for Ramat Gan residents only). The parents are responsible for sending the certificate of request to a semi-private Gan (appendix D) to the Gan Department of the Education Unit of the municipality. Without the submission of this certificate, the registration is not valid. You must also submit a copy of your Teudat Zehut including the paper portion where your child’s details are listed.
For non-Ramat Gan residents who wish to send their children to one of the semi-private Gans in the city, you must submit to the Gan Department the following documents:
o ID of both parents
During the registration period only, there will be a dedicated phone line to assist with any registration questions: 03-6753508, ext 1
Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9:00-12:00
The municipality of Ramat Gan allows every student, who is a resident of the city, to register to a municipal institute within their determined region.
Change of address: student placements is based upon the residential address within your registration region, therefore, parents are required to update their new address at the Ministry of the Interior prior to the registration period. The updated address must be sent to the Gan Department (copy of your TZ with the new address and the paper appendix listing the child’s details).
According to the Ministry of Education, you must provide your actual residential address to the Ministry of the Interior. After registration has been completed, the details are transferred to the Ministry of Education for verification of data.
Please note! Changing your address in order to register to a specific Gan is a serious violation of the law and may lead to legal action.
Support for online registration
The Registration Department invites you to visit them in case of the following circumstances:
Assistance is available at the Gan Department, Bialik 76, Bialik Mall, 2nd Floor
Phone: 03-6753508, ext 1
In-person reception is by appointment only. Appointments can be made via MyVisit.com
Documents Required for Registration:
o New Residents: ID of both parents with the updated Ramat Gan address, apartment lease and Arnona bill, and form proving cancelation of registration in the city you lived in prior
o Foreign Residents (passport holders without an Israeli ID): passports, birth certificate of the child, apartment lease and Arnona bill, and form proving cancelation of registration in the city you lived in prior
o Updating address: ID of both parents with the updated address, apartment lease and Arnona bill
o If you are registering for semi-private Gan, you must submit certificate of request to a semi-private Gan (appendix D). For those that are non-Ramat Gan residents, you must also submit permission form from the city in which you reside to send your child to study in a different city
Law of Additional Address for a Minor
If the parents request a separate mailing address for their child, they must register the separate address at the Ministry of the Interior and request that said address is listed as an additional address for their child.
Single Parents (Divorced/ Single) and Civil Partnerships
The law states that for the purpose of registering children to educational institutions, the consent of both parents must be obtained (in cases where the guardianship of one of the parents is revoked and/or restricted, this requirement does not apply).
As a condition for continuing to place the child in Gan, both parents must fill and sign a declaration for Single Parents and Civil Partnerships (the form is published online), and submit copies of the parents’ Israeli IDs, included the appendix where the child’s information is listed to the Gan Department via email.
This certificate will be used by the municipality through the duration that the child attends Gan in the municipality.
If there is a dispute between the parents, it is on the parents to apply for a legal decision on the matter and present the decision to the Gan department.
It will not be possible to place your child(ren) to Gan without this declaration and supporting documents, as listed above.
When registering online, be sure to add another address for the child if the parents live in two different addresses and the marital status is different from married.
Change of Residence
Parents that move from Ramat Gan to another city need a cancelation/withdrawal form from Ramat Gan. To receive this, you must fill out an application for to cancel registration and send it to the Gan Department by email or fax. It is mandatory to attach a copy of the Israeli IDs of both parents. We will try to respond within 10 business days.
Placement at a Municipal Gan
The Gan Department will do its best to place your child in accordance to the preferences you chose. At the same time, professional and systemic considerations are taken into account.
The composition of a Gan is usually two age groups, for example, a Gan class for ages 4 and 5, or a Gan class for ages 3 and 4. A single age Gan class is possible. Changes in the composition of the class ages will be in accordance with the number of enrollees.
Criteria for placement
Placement policy for Age 3 Only
The placement will be made according to a variety of criteria: registration was conducted during the registration period, registration region, age, distance from the Gan, pedagogical composition, and serious medical issues.
Regulations for submitting an appeal
Upon receiving you Gan placement, you can submit an appeal request on the placement. Submission of an appeal is online only.
The appeal will evaluate the following criteria:
For your attention:
At the end of the processing of the appeal request, we will notify you via an SMS to your cellphone.
Please ensure that during registration your cellphone number is accurate and up-to-date.
Answers to appeals will be given throughout the month of July 2023, for all ages.
The Ramat Gan Municipality reserves the right to make changes.