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30 hours free childcare: extended entitlement

Apply for 30 hours free childcare

Please use the button below to check your eligibility and apply for the extended entitlement online. Alternatively you can apply by phone via the Childcare Service Customer Interaction Centre on 0300 123 4097. To apply you will need:

  • Your National Insurance Number, and your partner’s National Insurance Number (if applicable)
  • Your child’s name and date of birth

Apply for 30 hours of free childcare

Confirming your eligibility

If you are eligible, you will receive an 11 digit eligibility code to take directly to your chosen participating childcare provider along with your National Insurance Number and proof of your child’s date of birth.

They will then gain your written permission to verify the code. Once verified a start date will be agreed with the provider.

Your provider will then claim funding for your child's place from Harrow Council.