Child Care Licensing

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) permits and monitors all child-care operations and child-placing agencies for compliance with state licensing standards, rules and laws.

Employability Checks

Long-term care facilities and agencies must check an applicant’s criminal history, Nurse Aide Registry status and Employee Misconduct Registry. Learn more here.

Long-term Care Credentialing

Long-term Care Licensing

The following long-term care providers must be licensed to operate in Texas:


Medicaid LTSS Enrollment/Re-enrollment – State Medicaid agencies must revalidate the enrollment of all providers in state Medicaid programs by Sept. 24, 2016.