Applying to waive disqualification: early years and childcare providers
Forms and guidance for childminders and providers of childcare on non-domestic premises.
Some people are disqualified from providing, being involved in the management of, or being employed in early years or later years provision. Ofsted may waive their disqualification.
The guidance sets out how Ofsted deals with requests to waive disqualification.
Last updated 23 October 2018 + show all updates
Guidance and forms have been updated following amendments to disqualification regulations under the Childcare Act 2006. Disqualification ‘by association’ no longer applies to childcare provision in schools and other non-domestic registered childcare settings, such as nurseries and pre-schools.
Published today: waiver application forms.
Updated for address of First-tier Tribunal on page 8.
Guidance updated to reflect current legal requirements about spent convictions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, and to cover a new offence which prevents subject access requests for criminal records.