Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency

Pre-School Registration Renewal

All Early Years Services are legally required to renew registration every three years. This requirement is set out in Child Care Act 1991, Section 58D(4) as amended by Part 12 of the Child and Family Agency Act, 2013.

The Child Care Act 991 (Early Years Services) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 sets out the application process which applies to a registered provider who has reached the end of their registration period and wishes to remain on the register as set out in section 58D (10 ) of the Act. 

Please note: At present only services with Tusla numbers starting with TU2015,TU2016 or TU2019 are required to renew their registration at this time. If your Tusla number does not begin with TU2015,TU2016 or TU2019 you should not make an application to renew your registration until 6 months before your renewal date.

Registration renewal is an integral part of the ongoing regulation of Early Years Services which serves to provide assurance to parents, government and the general public, that Registered Providers have taken all necessary actions to ensure the safety and welfare of the children who attend them.

The registration renewal process requires Registered Providers to submit a small number of documents which includes a signed declaration form to demonstrate compliance with regulatory requirements. The process is managed through the Tusla portal which allows providers to upload the required documents and to interact directly with the team in the inspectorate’s registration office managing the process.

The inspectorate has developed a guidance document and recorded webinar to support Pre-school Services with registration renewal requirements. You can access these via the links below

Early Years Registration Renewal - Making a submission on the Tusla Portal

Early Years Registration Renewal – eLearning course

Step by Step Guide to Registration Renewal

Registration Renewal of Early Years Services 2022 Q&A

Registration Renewal of Early Years Services 2022 Webinar


Registration Renewal of Early Years Services 2022 Presentation


Declaration for Renewal of Registration

Declaration for Renewal of Registration

You can contact the re-registration team directly via re.registration@tusla.ie               

In addition to the above supports, your local City/County Childcare Committee are able to help you with all of the re-registration requirements. If you have not already done so we advise you to contact them immediately. You can find details here www.myccc.ie    


WEBSITE BY CREATIVE INC & Kooba Web Design Dublin