Information about making your application

To make your application you will need to enter your details including your National Insurance number and Date of Birth.

If you are not found to be eligible because of your financial circumstances, we will carry out additional checks on your application as you may be eligible under one of the criteria below.


If you consider your child to be eligible under one of these criteria you must attach a copy of the document listed to enable us to check your eligibility.

CriteriaDocument
Your child is looked after by a local councilCopy of the Official document from the local council confirming the placement
Your child has an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP)Copy of the Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP)
Your child receives Disability Living Allowance (DLA)Copy of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) letter
Your child has left care under a Special Guardianship Order, Child Arrangements Order or Adoption OrderCopy of the legal Order
Is a child of a Zambrano Carer

Is a child of family with no recourse to public funds with a right to remain in the UK on grounds of private and family life under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights

Is a child of a subset of failed asylum seekers (supported under section 4 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 – ‘the 1999 Act’)

Please email nurseryfunding@cornwall.gov.uk for more details on the documents you will need to provide

Cornwall has funded places in 2021-22 following a successful bid from Public Health Cornwall

If you meet this criteria your Health Visitor will already be seeing you and will be in contact

No additional documents required