How Do I Register My Child For VPK?
All VPK registration is done entirely online.
Apply on the Statewide Family Portal by clicking the button below.
The Statewide Family Portal will be used to apply for VPK. The how-to videos are available by accessing link(s) below were created by the Florida Office of Early Learning. As new guides and training videos are developed and made available, we will add these to our website for your convenience. If you need additional assistance with the new statewide Family Portal, please feel free to contact ECS at
904-726-1500, and ask for a Family Services Specialist.
Typically, the state opens registration on January 1 for the next program year.
If your child was born between September 2, 2017, and September 1, 2018, they are eligible to participate in either the 2022-2023 . School Year Program (540 hours) or the 2023 Summer Program (300 hours).
If your child was born between September 2, 2018, and September 1, 2019, they are eligible to participate in either the 2023-2024 . School Year Program (540 hours) or the 2024 Summer Program (300 hours)
No computer, scanner, and/or smartphone? Call our Headquarters (Jacksonville) at 904-726-1500, and ask for a Family Services Specialist to schedule an appointment.
***NOTE: Once your child has enrolled in kindergarten, they are no longer eligible to participate in the VPK program.***