Register for kindergarten

Stonnington runs a Central Registration Scheme (CRS), which makes it easier for you to register your child on our website for participating kindergartens.

For details on the registration process, including how to change or cancel your registration, visit kindergarten registration process.

Apply online

Check your child's eligibility

If you're unsure about your child's eligibility, check the table when to send you child to kindergarten.

For more information, visit the Victorian Government website.

Select your preferred kindergarten

When you register, we will ask you about your preferences for a kindergarten you would like your child to attend.

We recommend you visit the kindergarten to ask about the session times they plan to run. Some kindergartens run open days where you can visit and talk to the kindergarten teachers.

Prepare your documents

Confirmation of your child’s date of birth

This can include:

  • a copy of your child's Birth Certificate
  • Birth Extract
  • Immunisation Statement (MyGov)
  • Passport
  • Statutory Declaration verifying your child’s date of birth to be true and correct.

Other documents

  • Debit or credit card to pay the registration fee
  • Concession cards and immigration visas, if applicable
  • Documents from Family Support Services or a Maternal and Child Health nurse confirming high support needs or disability, or a letter from a doctor for complex medical needs, if applicable
  • Enrolment confirmation of other children at specific centres, if applicable
  • Proof of residence, if applicable

Proof of residence

If applicable, you will need one of the following showing your family name and address. You will need one of the following showing your family name and address - this residence must be your child's main residence:

  • utilities bill
  • rental agreement
  • rates notice.

Submit your registration

Submit your registration

Receive updates

Council will send you information on the progress of your registration by email or SMS.

Accept your offer

You will receive a message with an offer. If you would like to accept a round one offer, you will need to respond within two weeks of receiving the offer. You will need to respond within one week for a round two offer.

If you are unhappy with your offer, you can reject the offer and go into a pool for the second round of allocations.

Enrol at the kindergarten

The kindergarten will contact you for extra information about your child. This information may include dietary requirements, religious background and medical conditions.