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Family Information Service and Childcare Search

Registering with Ofsted as a childcare provider


There are some useful sources of information we recommend you refer to when making a decision about registering or setting up as a new childcare provider in Kingston or Richmond.

Childcare Search (opens a new window)

Childcare Sufficiency Assessments (opens a new window)

Guidance for childminders, nannies, nurseries and people providing other childcare on when/if you need to register with Ofsted, the process, fees and requirements (opens a new window)

Providing childcare services in England (opens a new window)

Registering as a childminder in Kingston or Richmond (opens a new window)

Setting up as an Out of School provider (opens a new window)

Who to speak to in Kingston or Richmond

If, after doing some research,  you are still interested in setting up as a childcare provider in Kingston or Richmond, you should contact the Early Years Service.

Phone: 020 8547 5215