Provider Approval - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to provide a family day care or centre-based service for children ranging from below school age up to the commencement of a secondary school program.

You cannot apply for a service approval unless you hold this approval. This approval enables providers to apply for one or more service approvals. A service approval authorises you (an approval provider) to operate an education and care service.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Exemptions

This approval is a nationally recognised approval. This means that you do not need to have a separate approval in each jurisdiction in which you operate. if you hold an approval in another jurisdiction, you will merely need to notify the Agency.

Eligibility requirements

Applications may be made as an individual or by a business (for example, a company, partnership, incorporated entity / body, or a registered cooperative).

Eligibility criteria will vary depending on individual circumstances. Please refer to the associated document or the application form for details.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

This approval is perpetual until the date that it is suspended or relinquished.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$219.00

Application

Lodge

Applications should be lodged with the relevant NSW Authority as outlined on the application form.


Administering agency

Department of Education
NSW Early Childhood Education and Care Directorate

Act(s) name

Children (Education and Care Services) National Law (NSW) 2010 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Education and Care Services National Regulations (New South Wales)

Contact details

Information and Enquiries Team
Department of Education
NSW Early Childhood Education and Care Directorate


Mailing address:
Locked Bag 5107
Parramatta
New South Wales 2124

Phone:

02 8633 1810

Toll Free:

1800 619 113
ececd@det.nsw.edu.au

Website:

NSW Early Childhood Education and Care Directorate Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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