Childminding Ireland Membership

Childminding Ireland is the National Childminding Body.


Sign up today and get Childminding Ireland Membership for €55 and access to discounted childminding insurance.

Your membership includes advice and support, as well as being part of an organisation who influences Childminding policy at a national level.


Download our application form and return to us by:

  • Emailing the completed form to (either take a photo of the application form with phone)

  • Posting the completed form to: Childminding Ireland, 1st Floor, 39 Wexford Road, Arklow, Co Wicklow.

You can pay by credit or debit card by phoning us on 01-287 8466 or your send a cheque or postal order to our offices (as above).


Please Note:

Membership will commence upon receipt of payment, completed Application Form and Childminding Insurance confirmation. Garda Vetting for Childminding is a mandatory requirement for Membership. To receive your Garda Vetting application form, contact Barnardos at 021 4547060 or click here to email them directly.
To access the special discounted rate (€240 from 1 March 2020) for childminding insurance for Childminding Ireland members, contact Arachas (previously Kidd Insurance) on 01 213 5000 or visit our Childminders Insurance page for more details.

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Get started: with our Childminder/Parent Contract, Summary of Regulations, Guidelines to Good Practice, Attendance Sheets, Childminding Ireland Certificate of Membership & more.