Online Application Instruction Videos

or Printed Instructions

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 is required to be submitted with a Child Care Center (pdf), Preschool (pdf), and Drop-In Program (pdf) application. Click on one of the application types to view information about other documents needed for processing the application (Ex: floor plan, description of services, etc.). Processing cannot be completed without the documentation.

Portal Overview and Navigation Tips |

Portal Overview and Navigation Tips (pdf) |

Video Transcript (pdf)Portal Overview and Navigation Tips

Online Renewal Application |

Online Renewal Application Instructions (pdf)
Guides you through submitting a renewal application (including the KBI form (Affiliates)). Renewal applications may be submitted online up to 90 days before the renewal date (expiration date printed on the license).

Video Transcript (pdf)Online Renewal Application

Online Initial Application |

Online Initial (New) Application Instructions (pdf)
Guides you through submitting a new application to:

  • Apply as a new child care facility – PLEASE NOTE - If you have not attended an orientation, please stop and contact your local child care surveyor. An orientation date is required to complete your application.
  • Submit a move application, change of Program Type (Ex: Change from a Licensed Day Care Home to a Group Day Care Home), change of ownership for a currently licensed child care facility.

Review licensing options and requirements for programs on the Child Care Licensing website.

Video Transcript (pdf)Online Initial Application

Modify Affiliates Instructions |

Modify Affiliates Instructions (pdf)
Guides you through completing a Modify Affiliates application (Online KBI form).
Please note: The Modify Affiliate application is submitted only when you are NOT renewing and you need to add, remove or edit any person (affiliate) 10 years of age or older residing, working, or volunteering at the facility. Regulation requires affiliates be submitted to KDHE as part of any new application. New affiliates must be submitted within one week.

Video Transcript (pdf)Modify Affiliates Instructions |

Forgot Your Password Instructions (pdf)
Guides you through obtaining a temporary password and creating a new password.