We recommend that you only submit applications online as our staff are working remotely. If you need help please contact Some applications may be delayed, particularly where they require an inspection of a premises or site assessment to be carried out.

Child employment

We are responsible for managing and enforcing legislation relating to child employment, children in entertainment, chaperone licences and children educated other than at school.


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Education Welfare Service
10th Floor
Merton Civic Centre
London Road
Morden SM4 5DX

Telephone: 020 8545 4021
Fax: 020 8545 3443