Use this account to get your 30 hours free childcare or pay for your Tax-Free Childcare.

To keep getting your 30 hours free childcare or Tax-Free Childcare, you must sign in every 3 months and confirm your details are up to date.

If your working pattern has changed because of coronavirus (COVID-19), you must confirm your details every 3 months as usual. Most people will still be eligible for support with childcare costs.

If you’re eligible for 30 hours free childcare, sign in to get a code to give to your childcare provider.

If you’ve registered for Tax-Free Childcare, sign in to:

  • pay money into your account
  • pay your childcare provider
  • apply for a new child

You’ll need the Government Gateway user ID and password you used when you applied for Tax-Free Childcare.

Sign in

Before you start

You sign in to your account in a different way if you’re a childcare provider.

If you’ve been unable to use the service

You may be able to claim compensation if you’ve had technical problems with your account.