As a childminder working from your own home Childminding Insurance is important for your own protection. Insurance is a requirement for Childminding Ireland membership because it provides protection for childminders and reassurance for parents. This insurance is specifically tailored for your childminding business.

Members of Childminding Ireland can access Childminding Insurance at a reduced rate through the Group Insurance scheme.

To access the special discounted rate of €240 for childminding insurance for Childminding Ireland members, contact Arachas (previously Kidd Insurance) on 01 213 5000.

The Group Scheme Insurance policy covers you to mind up to 6 children at any one time (a maximum of 5 pre-school children) subject to compliance with regulations. This insurance covers childminders to take minded children on outings. You can learn more about the benefits of this childminding insurance.

You should understand who you need to notify from an insurance point of view and be aware of what the insurance covers.

The Childminding Ireland Group Insurance Scheme is run by our partners Arachas (previously Kidd Insurances) and underwritten by Allianz.

For more details, click here to read Allianz’s Childminders Insurance Policy, Insurance Product Information Document.

Allianz have issued guidelines for childminders insured under the Childminding Ireland Group Insurance Scheme regarding the Safe Use of Bouncy Castles and Safe Use of Trampolines.

Childminding Ireland strongly recommends that members read these guidelines.