Frequently Asked Question


I want to become a childminder. What do I need to do?


For more information on how to become a registered childminder contact:

Social Care And Social Work Improvement Scotland (Care Inspectorate)


Phone: 0845 600 9527
Email: enquiries@careinspectorate.com
Care Inspectorate website

Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA)


Phone: 01224 764739
Email: loraine.duncan@childminding.org
SCMA website

Family Information Service (FIS). All enquiries are confidential.


Text: 07825 053136

All telephone enquiries: (Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm)


Phone: 03000 200 293 option 6
Email: fis@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Website: FIS website