How to License

How Do I Become A Child Care Provider?

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Call The Bureau of Child Development Child Care Licensing for a packet:

  • Provo Region (Utah & Juab County): 801-374-7688 or toll free 800-894-2588
  • Salt Lake Region (Summit & Wasatch County): 801-273-6617 or toll free 888-287-3704
 
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Decide what type of license or approval you will need:

  • Licensed Centers, Hourly Centers, or Out of School Time Programs
  • Residential Certificate or Licensed Family
  • DWS Approved Family, Friend, and Neighbor (FFN)
  • DWS Approved Licensed Exempt Facilities and Programs
  • Licensed Exempt Facilities and Programs
 
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Contact A Food Program
 
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Register and attend the "Basic Child Care (Sharing The Caring)" Class.
 
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After you have become a licensed provider, call (801-863-8631) to request a Provider/Center Whole Record Update form so you can be added to the Care About Childcare free referral listing, OR fill out the online form.
 

For more information about becoming a child care provider visit The Bureau of Child Development Child Care Licensing website.

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