Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency

Process of phased registration

Registration of school age services will take place on a phased basis, starting with stand-alone school age services which are currently not registered as a service with Tusla.  Registration of school age services already registered as an early years’ service will take place from May 2019.

Phase 1:

Registration of Stand-alone School Age Services.

  • Stand-alone school age services will be invited by Tusla to register their service from 18th February 2019.
  • Registration will start with a list of stand-alone school age services that have identified their commitment to be included on the Tusla School Age Services Register.
  • School age services wishing to be included on the registration list should in the first instance identify their service to be registered to sac.registration@tusla.ie
  • The invitation to register email will direct school age child care providers wishing to register to a link to the school age registration portal.
  • An individual user password will then be issued to access the registration portal.

Phase 2:

Registration of School Age Services already registered as an Early Years’ Service.


Early years services already registered with Tusla who also operate a school age service must register their school age service by August 2019 to avail of the Affordable |Childcare Scheme.

An invitation to register email will be forwarded from Tusla toregistered early years services also operating a school age service, from May 2019.

The service provider will receive a link and password to access the school age services registration portal.

Registration involves:
  • Completing the online application.
  • Uploading required documentation.
  • Payment of relevant registration fee.

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What is a School Age Service?

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Cost of registering a School Age Service

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