Permission to provide day care for children

A person who wants to care for a child or several children outside the household of the legal guardian for part of the day and for more than 15 hours per week for remuneration for more than three months requires permission in accordance with the legal basis of the Eighth Book of social code (SGB VIII). This is issued by the local youth office, located in the districts or.dem regional association Saarbrücken. The permit is limited to five years. It may be provided with ancillary provisions. Permission authorises the care of up to five foreign children present at the same time. There are no fees for granting a permit for day care for children in Saarland.

Impeccable extended police certificate according to Section 72a SGB VIII Measles protection Health certificate (re-proof every five years) Proof of qualification as a day care carer


Are to be asked at the youth offices of the districts or.dem regional association Saarbrücken.

Preconditions
Permission shall be granted if the person is suitable for day care for children. This can be assumed if she is distinguished by her personality, expertise and willingness to cooperate with guardians and other day care workers and has child-friendly premises. She also needs to know the requirements of day care for children, which she has acquired in qualified courses.
After submission of the documents of the completed qualification as a day care caregiver, police certificate, medical certificate and joint commission of day care person and the local youth office or.dem regional association Saarbrücken for the purpose of checking the spatial suitance, the care permit is issued. The care of children can only take place after the permit has been granted.

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Culture

Last update or date of publication
25.05.2021