Support for childcare providers

Register to deliver funded childcare

If you would like to offer free education places, you must register with us.

Register to deliver funded childcare

View our Early Childhood Strategy.

What happens next?

  1. We will process your registration within five working days
  2. We will send you a contract and further guidance by email
  3. You must complete the contract, including your bank details, and return to us by post
  4. If approved, we will countersign the contract and confirm your registration by email

You should not start delivering funded places until you have received an approval email with the contract.

If your application is not approved, we will tell you why. We may ask for further information.

Existing providers must contact us to update details about their management, banking or governance.