Retaining Records in your Early Childhood Service:
How long do I have to keep documents?

Under the Early Years Services Regulations 2016, early childhood services are required to retain particular documents and records for specific periods of time. The guide below (Downloadable in PDF) outlines the type of document you should retain, the time period you have to keep it for and the Regulation this falls under. Keep this guide for easy reference and for preparing for Tusla inspection.

Service Record Retention Timeframe (PDF Download)