Registration of a Community Kindergarten - Western Australia


You will require this registration if you intend to operate a community kindergarten. A community kindergarten is a school that provides education for children in the first year of their pre-compulsory education period, and / or education for children in their early education.

The first year of the pre-compulsory education period starts at the beginning of the year in which a child reaches the age of four years and six months until the 31st of December of that year. The early education period is the period before a child reaches the pre-compulsory education period.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration your community kindergarten must:

  • have an incorporated governing body which is composed of fit and proper people, and which has a satisfactory constitution
  • provide a satisfactory level of care for the children
  • ensure that your kindergarten will meet any applicable regulatory standards.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Act(s) name

School Education Act 1999 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

School Education Regulations 2000 Western Australia

Lodgement process


The application must be made at least six months before the day from which registration is sought.

Approval time

You will be notified of the decision the Minister makes within three months after submitting your application.

Administering agency

Department of Education

Contact details

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