This page provides information for home and community support services agencies that need to renew the following types of applications:

  • Parent
  • Branch
  • Alternate delivery site

Note: A preprinted renewal application will be mailed to you 120 days before your license expiration date. If you do not receive your preprinted application, you may access the relevant renewal forms below.

Applications and required fees must be sent to:

Regular mail
Regulatory Services
Accounts Receivable
Mail Code E-411
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
P.O. Box 149030
Austin, Texas 78714

Overnight delivery
Regulatory Services
Accounts Receivable
Mail Code E–411
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
701 West 51st St.
Austin, Texas 78751

Parent Renewal

Please see the Licensing Standards for Home and Community Support Services Agencies Handbook for more information.

  • The licensing fee: $1,750 for each parent license (two-year license).
  • A late fee of $875, in addition to the licensing fee, will be assessed if the renewal application is postmarked less than 45 days before the expiration date.
  • Form 2021, Home and Community Support Services Agency License Application, with the nonrefundable fee.
  • Current Letter of Good Standing from the State Comptroller of Public Accounts or an exemption letter for the taxes from the State Comptroller's Office, if nonprofit.
  • Form 2022, Home and Community Support Services Agencies Licensure Criminal History Check, for all owners, administrators, alternate administrators and chief financial officers. Nonprofit and multilevel organizations identify the controlling individuals, including: name, position, birth date and, preferably, Social Security number.
  • Current resumes for the administrator, alternate administrator, supervising nurse and alternate supervising nurse that clearly reflect the qualifications for these positions. Resumes must include the month, date, year and a detailed description of the duties performed for current and past employment.
  • Copy of the legal entity documents; see below for requirements.
  • Copy of the agency's National Provider Identification (NPI) number issued by the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES).

Branch Renewal

Please see the Licensing Standards for Home and Community Support Services Agencies Handbook for more information.

  • The licensing fee: $1,750 for each branch license (two-year license).
  • A late fee of $875, in addition to the licensing fee, will be assessed if the renewal application is postmarked less than 45 days before the expiration date.
  • Form 2025, Home and Community Support Services Agency Request for Branch License, with the nonrefundable fee.
  • A management list for the branch agency that includes the administrator, alternate administrator, supervising nurse and alternate supervising nurse.

Alternate Delivery Site (ADS) Renewal

Please see the Licensing Standards for Home and Community Support Services Agencies Handbook for more information.

Required Legal Entity Documents

Time frames

An application from an agency for a renewal license is processed in accordance with the following three general time frames:

  • Upon receipt of a thoroughly complete application in the DADS HCSSA Licensing Branch (this will be after it has gone through the mail room and accounting; about 10 days from mailing), DADS will issue or deny the license within 45 days.
  • If DADS receives an incomplete application, the DADS HCSSA Licensing Branch will notify the HCSSA applicant in writing of any deficient items in the application. The applicant must respond with complete and correct information within 30 days from the date of the letter or the application will be denied.
  • Upon receipt of the application deficiency response in the DADS HCSSA Licensing Branch, DADS will issue or deny the license within 45 days.

State and federal regulations and requirements

Click here for a list of all applicable state and federal regulations and requirements. HCSSA providers are responsible for reading and understanding these regulations prior to becoming a licensed provider.

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