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The Childcare Offer Wales

Check Your Eligibility and Apply

The delivery authority (Ceredigion County Council) will need to check the eligibility of all applicants.

Whilst applicants will be signing a disclaimer to confirm that they meet the minimum criteria for eligibility, it is expected that each application is also supported by documentary evidence of eligibility.

Below is a checklist of the documents (copies) needed to support your application: 

scan/photograph evidence

(save as a .pdf  or .jpeg format)


 child’s birth certificate 


 parent’s last 3 months pay slips (proof of earnings)

 If Self–employed: a copy of your latest self-assessment Tax return (HMRC SA103 form) or if it is a new business (set up within the last 12 months) and you don’t have a self-assessment tax return yet you will need to provide a copy of the letter from HMRC confirming your Unique Tax Reference number (UTRN).


 proof of residency

(e.g. most recent Council Tax Statement, bank statement, utility bill, insurance document(s)













Before starting your application, you will also need the following details in hand:

  • All parents National Insurance Numbers
  • Agreed childcare providers hours and days
  • Employers contact details, including: Address, telephone number and email

Where will I be able to find my registered Childcare Offer provider?

To find details of the Care Inspectorate for Wales registered childcare providers in your area who are registered to deliver the Childcare Offer please click here

If you experience any issues with providing evidence of the documents above, please contact:

·         Clic Ceredigion on 01545 570881 or e-mail

·         Ffion Jones, Thirty Hour Childcare Information Officer on 01437 776194 or

Once you have completed your online application and submitted all the required evidence your application will be processed by the Childcare Unit within 10 working days.  If your application is successful, you will be notified via e-mail.

Delays in submitting relevant evidence or failure to submit will result in delaying the eligibility checking process.

You cannot save your application so please ensure you have the relevant documents prior to starting the application.


Start your application here

Ceredigion County Council is the Delivery Authority on behalf of Pembrokeshire for the Childcare Offer.

If you have any issues with the registration process please contact Clic Ceredigion on 01545 570881 or e-mail

ID: 4623, revised 20/03/2019