Become a children's social care provider: registration fee

Ofsted's registration fees and payment form to apply to become a children’s social care provider.


Registration fee for children's social care services: form for use from 1 May 2019

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A list of registration fees and a form to complete to pay your fee.

Please note that Ofsted only accepts paper application forms for residential holiday schemes for disabled children. All other social care providers and managers need to apply online. If your application is complete, you will receive a message which explains how to pay the registration fee online.

Other children’s social care services fees:

Published 30 September 2013
Last updated 1 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated registration fees: these come into force on 1 May 2019.

  2. Updated registration fees: these come into force on 1 April 2018.

  3. Updated for fees from 1 April 2017.

  4. Updated for fees from April 2016.

  5. Ofsted ceased to regulate social work providers on 25 May 2015: documents updated to reflect this change.

  6. Published today: leaflet and form for use from 1 April 2015.

  7. First published.