The first requirement is the you register the Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre as an official business name as either the following: (PTY Ltd, NPO, NGO and NPC). The process thereafter is that you register with the Department of Social Development and Department of Basic Education. These are the documents you will require:
In terms of the physical space it will need to be viewed by social worker selected by the Department of Social Development to check security measures, physical education facilities, sanitary facilities, kitchen facilities and staff room. They would need to view first aid area/sick bay. Once all documents and the social workers report has been submitted to the department, you will await a letter of official approval.
Department of Social Development - Durban
Liberty Towers, 214 Dr Pixley KaSeme Street, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001
Tel: +27 31 368 7752
DSD National Website here
KZN Department of Education Call Centre number is 0800 204 353
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