Online Child Care Licensing Application
Online Provider Portal
Use this link to leave the KDHE website and access the provider portal. The portal allows you to: submit a new licensing application to KDHE; renew your license with KDHE; and at any time add or remove individuals (affiliates) reported to KDHE who reside, work, or volunteer at the facility. The online application offers the option to enroll with the Department for Children and Families (DCF) to serve families receiving child care subsidy. Visit the DCF Child Care Subsidy website for more information.
Portal and Application Instructions
Online Application Instructions (pdf)
Information about the portal, system requirements, and basic tips for registering and completing the online application.
*Additional documentation required to be submitted with a Child Care Center (pdf), Preschool (pdf), School Age (pdf), and Drop-In Program application (pdf) Provides detailed information about other documents needed for processing the application (Ex: floor plan, description of services, etc.). Processing cannot be completed without the documentation.
Online Renewal Application Instructions (pdf)
Online Initial (New) Application Instructions (pdf)
Modify Affiliates Instructions (pdf)
Forgot Your Password Instructions (pdf)
Guides you through obtaining a temporary password and creating a new password.
Find Your Local Child Care Licensing Surveyor
Questions related to regulations, licensing options, attending an orientation, submitting an application.
Contact KDHE Child Care Licensing
Questions related to accessing the Provider Portal, reporting technical problems, and entering information on the application.