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Early years childcare: registering with Ofsted

Guidance and forms for becoming a childminder or childcare provider in England.

Visit Ofsted Online to register online.

Childminders and nannies

  1. Become a childminder: pre-registration briefing

    • Guidance
  2. How to register as a childminder or nanny: quick guide

    • Guidance

Childcare providers

  1. Become a childcare provider: pre-registration briefing

    • Guidance
  2. Become a registered early years or childcare provider in England

    • Guidance
  3. Registering school-based childcare provision

    • Guidance
  4. Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks: childcare providers

    • Guidance

Forms

  1. Childcare services exempt from registering with Ofsted: form

    • Form
  2. Childcare and children's social care health declaration form

    • Form
  3. EYA approval to operate from non-domestic premises for childcare services

    • Form
  4. Early years and childcare services: EY3 changes to individuals

    • Form

After registration

  1. Early years provider non-compliance: action by Ofsted

    • Guidance
  2. Suspension of a childcare provider's registration

    • Guidance