Find out how to open an early childhood service in Victoria.
Information about how to start a childcare centre or family day care in Victoria.
Early childhood services are regulated in Victoria by two regulatory schemes. There are also services and activities that are not regulated.
Requirements for early childhood providers to obtain 'provider approval' to operate an approved family day care service.
How to apply for service approval under the NQF for centre-based and family day care services. It also includes services relocating.
Updated 4 April 2023