Early Years Funding

30 Hour funding codes- Important information

The cut off dates for applying for a code are:

31st March to take up a place during the term beginning 1st April

31st August to take up a place during the term beginning 1st September

31st Dec to take up a place during the term beginning 1st January


Parents must have to apply via the Childcare Choices website the term before they want to start claiming the extra hours.

Providers need to activate the code by running it through the eligibility checker on the Provider Portal