Early Childhood Centre Licensing

The PEI Early Learning and Child Care Board is responsible for licensing and license renewal of early learning and child care programs according to the Early Learning and Child Care Act.

The board also monitors and investigates complaints.

What do I need to apply for an Early Childhood Centre License?

Please include with your completed application (see application forms under Resources):

  • Business plan (see the application form for a template)
  • Service Plan (see the application form for a template)
  • Letter from the Municipality stating the property is correctly zoned for a licensed child care facility
  • Approved declaration for registration of a business name from the Office of the Attorney General

Submit your application and documents to the Early Learning and Child Care Board for review.

Early Learning and Child Care Board
c/o Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture
3 Brighton Road  PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 7N8

Is there an application fee?

There is a fee. Please refer to application.

What happens when I submit my application?

Once your application is received, the Early Learning and Child Care Board will arrange for a property inspection by the Fire Marshall’s Office and Division of Environmental Health. 

Who can I contact for more information?

Early Childhood Programs Administrator
Education, Early Learning and Culture
Early Childhood Development
Aubin Arsenault Building
3 Brighton Road PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 7N8
Tel: (902) 368-6518
Fax: (902) 569-7532
Email: degillis.gov.pe.ca

 

Published date: 
June 20, 2016
Education, Early Learning and Culture

General Inquiries

Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture
Holman Centre 
Suite 101, 250 Water Street
Summerside, PE   C1N 1B6

Phone: (902) 438-4130
Fax: (902) 438-4062

educationinquiries@edu.pe.ca