Resources for Licensees, Facilities and Providers of Care

If you have a community care license or are seeking one, these resources and materials are geared towards helping you.

Background Check Laws and Regulations

California Background Clearance Listing

California Department of Justice

  •  (916) 227-2300   

California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

  • (415) 882-0234


Fingerprinting and Livescan Information

Forms and Publications

Frequently Asked Questions

Home Care Aides and Home Care Organizations

Non-Exemptible Crimes

To Check the Status of a Clearance, Contact the Local Community Care Licensing Division Office

To Check the Status of a Transfer Request, Contact the Caregiver Background Check Bureau

  • (888) 422-5669

Transferring an Exemption

Transferring a Clearance