Provider Approval - Victoria

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.

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. Please refer to the associated document for detailed information on this approval and the process.

Service type

Licence

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

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 attached documents or the application form for details.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

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

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Lodgement

Apply

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


Administering agency

Department of Education and Training
Early Childhood

Act(s) name

Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 (Victoria)

Contact details

Regulation and Quality Assessment
Department of Education and Training


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 4367
Melbourne, Victoria 3001

Phone:

1300 307 415
licensed.childrens.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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