Childminder agencies: a guide

Guidance for anyone wanting to register and operate as a childminder agency.


A guide for childminder agencies


Legal requirements and other issues to consider for anyone registering or operating as a childminder agency.

Childminder agencies (CMAs) register childminders and help them with training, business support, advice and finding parents. Parents can use childminder agencies to find a childminder.

Find out more about registering with Ofsted as a childminder agency in England.

Published 1 July 2016
Last updated 13 July 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated with links to the Care to Learn online application and a Student Bursary Support Service online portal.
  2. First published.