Childcare Voucher FAQs
Childcare Vouchers closed to new entrants in October 2018 but remains open for anyone already benefiting from the scheme
Here are some of our most Frequently Asked Questions about Childcare Vouchers, which are now closed to new entrants. If you’re a current user, you can continue to use Childcare Vouchers as long as you meet the following eligibility criteria:
- You have a child below the age of 16 (below the age of 17 if your child has a disability)
- You do not change employer
- You make at least one salary sacrifice – ie you pay some money into your Childcare Voucher account – in each 52 week period
- You do not leave Childcare Vouchers to join the Tax-Free Childcare scheme.
Please note: Childcare Vouchers can only be used to pay for registered childcare costs.
If you have any questions regarding Childcare Vouchers, or the closure of the scheme to new entrants, that are not answered here, please contact us directly on 0800 028 3008 and we will be pleased to offer free, impartial and confidential advice.