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), it’s important that you continue to confirm your details 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.