Child Care Provider Information ← Knowledge Base Once I get my child care license, what changes impact my license? How long do I have to complete the application process? Are child care licenses permanent? How many children can I care for without being licensed? What type of training do I need on a yearly basis? Are there grants or funding available to operate my child care program? Is there a fee for a license? What types of inspections do I need to obtain a child care license? How long does it take to get licensed? What are the educational requirements for a licensed group home or child care center director? What is a registered provider? What should I do if I suspect child abuse or neglect (CA/N)? Why does the Section for Child Care Regulation do background screenings?