Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency

School Age Services

The registration of school age services was introduced on the 2nd January 2019 with the publication of the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) (Registration of School Age Services) Regulations 2018

Prior to this Minister Zappone (TD) signed the Childcare Support Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 201This order will enable registered school age services to participate in the affordable childcare scheme from its introduction in autumn 2019.   

A “Commencement Date” of the 18th February 2019 was agreed to start the registration of school age services.

From the 18th February 2019, all school age service providers are required to register their school age service with Tusla by completing the online registration process in order to comply with The Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) (Registration of School Age Services) Regulations 2018.   

Online registration of school age services started, on a phased basis, from the 18th February 2019, starting with standalone school age services.

Completion of Registration of School Age Services update 18th January 2021

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School Age Services Registration and Re - Registration of Early Years Services Online Portal Guide.

Process for phased registration 

What is a School Age Service?

Who needs to register?

Why do I need to register my School Age Service?

Cost of registering a School Age Service

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