Provider Approval - Victoria

Description

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

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $219.00

Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Licence All $200.00 24 or less places. Fees for 2017-18.
Apply Licence All $301.00 25 to 80 places. Fees for 2017-18.
Apply Licence All $399.00 81 or more places. Fees for 2017-18.

Lodgement process

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

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Regulation and Quality Assessment

Department of Education and Training

Operating address: 2 Treasury Place
East Melbourne, Victoria 3002
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4367
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 307 415
Email: licensed.childrens.services@edumail.vic.gov.au
Website: Regulation and Quality Assessment (Opens in new window)