How do I sign up for UrbanSitter as a parent?

As a parent, you can easily sign up for UrbanSitter using your existing Facebook account, LinkedIn account, or email address. Signing up for UrbanSitter via Facebook or LinkedIn allows you to discover amazing babysitters recommended by your friends and colleagues. We only access basic account information, including name, photo, location, and social connections. We respect your privacy and do not post anything to your accounts without your permission. When signing up via email, you will need to verify your identity by submitting additional information before you can book a sitter. It's free to sign up! 

Here's what signing up for UrbanSitter looks like on the UrbanSitter website, iPhone app, Android app, and a mobile web browser:



iPhone App


Android App


Mobile Web 


Want to take advantage of both social networks? No problem! Once you register with one social account, you can easily connect the other to help you broaden your trusted network of parents and sitters. To do so, navigate to your Account Settings page and scroll to 'Social Connections'. 

Ready to get started on UrbanSitter? Click here!


Accidentally signed up as a sitter? No worries! Please reach out directly to letting us know, and we'd be happy to update your account. Feel free to title the subject of your message ‘Accidental account type sign up’ so you can become a parent as soon as possible! For more information, feel free to check out our other FAQ: I Accidentally Signed Up As A Parent When I Meant To Sign Up As A Sitter! (And Vice Versa)

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