When you are required to register as a childminder
You are looking after or planning to look after one or more children under the age of eight:
- for more than two hours a day
- in your own home
- for payment.
If you'd like to be a childminder, you can request a copy of the ‘Thinking about Childminding’ information booklet.
Email email@example.com with your:
- full name
- email address
- home address
- telephone number.
This booklet will give you more information about childminding and the Ofsted registration process. We advise that you read the information pack before you registering as a childminder.
Ofsted is the government department responsible for regulating childminders including registration.
For information about registering as a childminder:
Guidance for childminders and nannies, including:
- when/if you need to register with Ofsted
- how it works
- how much it costs
- what you need
- information about applying to join the Early Years Register and Childcare Register.