Childminders - licence for taking children into daycare


Childminders are self-entitled people, who regularly look after, care for and educate minors under the age of 16 against payment, for part of the day, in their own households. The approval for childminders refers to the household and is granted by the Bezirksverwaltungsbehörde responsible according to the location by notice (Bescheid), without mentioning the child’s name.

There is no time limit existing for this request.

Federal charges and State administrative fee according to Gebührengesetz 1957, BGBl. Nr. 267/1957 i.d.g.F; NÖ Landes-Verwaltungsabgabenverordnung 2001, LGBl. 3800/1 i.d.g.F.

§ 3 Abs. 1 NÖ Kinderbetreuungsgesetz 1996 in Verbindung mit der NÖ Tagesmütter/-väter-Verordnung: 

NÖ Kinderbetreuungsgesetz 1996 

NÖ Tagesmütter/-väter-Verordnung

• Application at the responsible Bezirksverwaltungsbehörde (district administrative authority)

• Checking of your documents

• Eventual request for missing documents

• Positive decision or letter with refusal

Childminders must be personally suitable and are obliged to undergo training and regular further training as part of a professional supervision. Furthermore, they must be able to spend sufficient time and enthusiasm for the day children.

Electronic application possible by E-Mail

district administrative authority

Authentication or signature of the application is not required.

Authentication or signature of the application is not required.

An appeal is possible against rulings issued by an authority and shall be filed by the party within a four weeks term with the authority that issued the ruling of first instance (against rulings without investigation procedure within a two weeks term). The term starts with the receipt of the written copy of the ruling, in the case of oral pronouncement simultaneously with it. 

The appeal shall indicate the ruling it contests, the authority that issued the ruling and contain a motion of appeal with the reasons. No more appeal is admissible if the party expressly waived the right of appeal after receipt or pronouncement of the ruling. 

Each ruling contains instructions on the right to appeal and indicates the authority and the deadline for submission of such appeal.


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