This means that:
- Parents of children born on or after 1st April 2013, and parents of disabled children under 17, can now apply through the childcare service for Tax-Free Childcare.
Parents with more than one child can apply for all their children when their youngest child becomes eligible.
How to apply for Tax-Free Childcare
Visit the Childcare Choices website (External link) to use the calculator to find out which schemes might best suit you, and sign up for email updates on Tax-Free Childcare.
If you experience problems
If you encounter issues or need support applying for Tax-Free Childcare, contact the helpline on 0300 123 4097.