Dubai is unique in its own way, especially when it comes to business-friendly jurisdictions. It is the main hub for business opportunities. One of the major business activity that is constantly gaining growth is the Daycare center in Dubai. The lifestyle in Dubai is fast-moving, due to the busy schedules most of the families require daycare centers to take care of their child on a daily basis. Hence to solve this issue, opening childcare can be one of the best business ideas in Dubai.

How to start a daycare center in Dubai?

Starting a daycare business is easy, but one must know how to manage the responsibility of kids, parents leaving their child in the hands of the stranger is one of the toughest decision made by them. Hence you must know all the rules and requirements before starting this business.

Below are the steps to be followed:

  • Understand the industry of a daycare center:

Take a short course or do in-depth research on how the childcare business is managed in Dubai, this will help in the growth of business. 

  • Create a business plan:

The next step is to create a business plan. It must include all the important aspects, from resources to knowledge of the field, healthcare, sports, education, and other facilities. A   business plan will help you in giving insights to your business and understand your business needs.

  • Obtain a license

Even when you are starting a childcare business, license is a must.  This type of business requires a professional license, that you can obtain from the Department of Economic Development (DED)

  • Choose a safe location for your business:

Selecting the location is one of the important factors to be considered for this type of business. Make sure that the location you choose is completely safe and secure for the kids with the necessary facilities available. The local inspectors will visit your location to check whether it complies with the necessary requirements. Also, decide your business location based on the financial condition.

  • Necessary equipment:

Always keep necessary equipment like – toys, arts, and crafts, safety equipment, etc ready to engage the kids in some fun and interesting activity. 

  • Staffing:

Hire the right professionals who understand the business requirement and can handle the daycare well. This will help in growing your business. 

  • Activity Planning:

To indulge the children in the activities is one of the most important factors to be considered in the daycare business. The business will grow only if the activities are interesting to the kids.

  • Insure the business:

This is also one of the important factors to be considered because starting a daycare center can be risky. Make sure your business is insured to avoid any consequences. 


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