Ofsted regulation and inspection of childminder agencies

Forms and guidance relating to Ofsted's regulation and inspection of childminder agencies.

Ofsted will begin inspecting childminder agencies shortly. Inspection guidance will be published before inspection begins.


  1. Become a childminder agency

    • Form
  2. Childminder agency regulation: guidance for agencies and Ofsted staff

    • Guidance
  3. Inspecting childminder agencies: guidance for inspectors

    • Guidance
  4. Deferring Ofsted inspections

    • Guidance