Tax free childcare & childcare voucher payments

Choochoos accepts HMRC Tax Free Childcare payments. This will depend on eligibility, see below:

  • For working families, including the self-employed, in the UK.
  • Earning under £100k and at least £139 per week (equal to 16 hours at the National Minimum or Living Wage) each.
  • Who aren’t receiving Tax Credits, Universal Credit or childcare vouchers.
  • With children aged 0-11 years (or 0-16 if disabled).
  • For every £8 you pay into an online account, the government will add an extra £2, up to £2,000 per child per year.


Choochoos receive/accept all voucher payments and will sign up new accounts if we are not already a member. We currently receive vouchers from:

  • Edenred Whitstable P21301258
  • Edenred Canterbury P21301266
  • Edenred Dover P21301159
  • Sodexo Whitstable ID 911224
  • Sodexo Canterbury ID 911226
  • Sodexo Dover ID 911230
  • Computershare
  • Fideliti
  • Fair Care
  • Busy Bees
  • Allsave
  • Kids Unlimited
  • Perk-Up
  • Co-operative
  • RG Childcare


When you sign up to childcare vouchers you will need our Ofsted registration number, please see below:

  • Canterbury Choochoos – 2629640
  • Dover Choochoos – 2629641
  • Whitstable Choochoos – 2630365