How to request permission for a special absence
Direction de l'Éducation Nationale, de la Jeunesse et des Sports
Avenue de l'Annonciade
MC 98000 MONACO
Department of Education, Youth and Sport :
(+377) 98 98 83 05
Fax : (+377) 98 98 85 74
Opening Hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday
Please note: An online service will soon be available to enable you to carry out this procedure on line.
Principle and conditions
Permission from the Director of Education Youth and Sport must be sought for any special absence.
Collating the documents
Depending on your request, you must provide these supporting documents:
- A club certificate for absences to take part in sporting activities
- A medical certificate in the case of absences for medical reasons, or an official letter from parents for specific types of care (Medical Psychology Centre, Day Therapy Activities Centre, Princess Grace Hospital, etc.) requiring recurrent absences
Requesting permission for leave of absence
By following the link to the online service to request permission for special absence .
The request, together with any additional documents, if applicable, should be sent to the school to arrive at least ten days before the start of the planned period of absence.
You will be sent acknowledgement of registration by email.
Obtaining and completing the form
To get this form you can either:
- Download it here: Demande d'autorisation d'absence exceptionnelle (327-0012_01-2017)
- Or collect it from the secretariat at your child’s school
Submitting the application
The form signed by both parents or the legal guardian, together with any supplementary documents, must be submitted to the school at least ten days before the beginning of the planned period of absence.
The head of the school will pass the request to the Director of Education Youth and Sport, and inform you of the response.