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Welcome to the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations—a tool for finding and searching state and territory licensing regulations and agency contact information. Licensing requirements are frequently updated in response to new legislation, data analysis, provider feedback, and in response to new research and industry trends. This database can support licensing and Child Care and Development Fund administrators in exploring how other States and Territories have developed clear, measurable and achievable regulations to better inform child care providers and safeguard children’s health, development and well-being.

Choose a state from the map below or the list to the right