Chaperone licence

What a chaperone is, how to apply, and what you need to apply.

A chaperone is someone who looks after a child or children when they take part in an activity like a performance or rehearsal.

A chaperone is approved under Regulation 15 of The Children (Performances and Activities) (England) Regulations 2014. Their responsibilities include the child’s:

  • safeguarding
  • support
  • well-being


Apply to be a chaperone

You must be 18 or over to apply. There is no fee.

You must agree that you have read and understood the chaperone notes  to apply. 

We will process your application within 21 working days.

What you need to apply

You must send us:

  • a passport photograph
  • a copy of photo ID like a drivers licence
  • a copy of your enhanced DBS certificate
  • proof you live in Haringey dated within the last 6 months, like a utility bill
  • proof of recent safeguarding/child protection training within the last year, for example the NSPCC’s protecting children in entertainment
  • details of 2 referees

Contact the child employment officer