Apply for a chaperone licence

A parent, carer or registered chaperone must supervise any child taking part in a performance.

Anyone over 18 years old can apply to become a licensed chaperone. You will need to:

  • complete the application form
  • submit two personal references, one of which knows you professionally
  • submit one passport-style photograph
  • complete mandatory chaperone online training
  • attend an appointment where proof of identity will be gathered
  • undertake a child workforce enhanced DBS check

A chaperone licence is free of charge for volunteers and lasts for three years.

Apply for a chaperone licence

We cannot guarantee a timescale for issuing a chaperone licence.

You should apply at least 12 weeks prior to the date of the first performance.