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Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Apply for permission to day care for children


Children between the ages of 0 and 14 can be cared for in the day care centre. You need a child day care permit if you want to care for one or more children outside the parent or guardian's household for more than 3 months during part of the day and more than 15 hours a week for a fee.

Permission for day care for children

  • is issued by the local youth welfare office,
  • is limited to 5 years,
  • may be provided with ancillary provisions,
  • authorizes you to care for up to 5 foreign children present at the same time.

Permission will be granted to you if you are suitable for child day care. This is to be assumed if:

  • you are distinguished by your personality, expertise and willingness to cooperate with legal guardians and other childcare workers,
  • you have child-friendly premises,
  • You have a good knowledge of the requirements in child day care. You must have acquired this knowledge in qualified courses.
  • Impeccable extended police clearance certificate according to § 72a SGB VIII
  • Measles protection
  • Health certificate (re-proof every 5 years)
  • Proof of qualification as a childcare worker

There are no costs.

Please contact the responsible youth welfare office.

You can apply for a care permit at the responsible youth welfare office, submit the following documents here:

  • Completed qualification as a child day care worker
  • Police clearance certificate
  • medical certificate (on measles protection)

Afterwards, the child-friendly premises are checked by a joint inspection with the local youth welfare office.

Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ)

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