The fee for registering as a childminder in the United Kingdom is ?35, as of 2014. This fee applies to childminding services in England. Persons wishing to apply in Scotland should contact the Scottish Childminding Association, and in Wales, the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales.
Childminder applicants must fulfill preregistration requirements before turning in their application, according to Childminding Help. Applicants need to complete the Early Years Foundation Stage training course. Local authorities may want applicants to complete English and math tests as well. Another important qualification to complete is the Paediatric First Aid Course, which results in an official certificate.