30 hours free childcare

You may be able to get 30 hours free childcare if:

  • you live in England
  • your child is 3 to 4 years old

The childcare:

  • must be with an approved childcare provider
  • stops when your child starts in reception class (or reaches compulsory school age, if later)

You may have to pay for extra costs like meals, nappies or trips.

You can apply online for a childcare account to get a code for 30 hours to give to your provider:

Find out more and sign up on gov.uk

 Find an Ofsted registered childcare provider

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