For working families in England, with 3 and 4 year old children
You need to apply the term before you want to take up a place
Term starting on, or following 1st January
15th October - 30th November
Term starting on, or following 1st April
15th January - 28th February
Term starting on, or following 1st September
15th June - 31st July
Give the code in your childcare account to your provider(s) along with your National Insurance number and your child's date of birth.
Your childcare provider(s) will check your code is valid - you can't take up your 30 hours place without it.
You must confirm your details are up to date every 3 months or your code will expire.
Sign into your childcare account to confirm your details.
You will receive a reminder to do this.