How long does the licensing process take?
After the application is received with the fee payment, background studies are processed and take anywhere from 3 weeks to 3 months depending on where the person has lived in the last 5 years. An individual can be licensed as quickly as within 1 month of licensing receiving the application and it can take as long as 3 months. There are many factors that affect the licensing process timelines.

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1. Who must be licensed?
2. Is there a fee for licensing?
3. Are there any other fees?
4. How do I get a license?
5. Will child care licensing staff continue to help me once I am licensed?
6. What else do I need to know?
7. How long does the licensing process take?
8. How many children can I care for at 1 time?