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Home Care Aide Application Process


To apply for online Home Care Aide registration, please have a credit card ready and follow the steps on the Home Care Aide Registry .


To apply manually for Home Care Aide registration, please have a check or money order ready and complete the following steps:

  1. Review page two (2) of the HCS 100 for application instructions.
  2. Click on the links in the chart below to access the appropriate application forms.
  3. Complete the application andthe criminal record review. Please remember to typeor print clearly.
  4. Mail the completed application, the criminal record statement (LIC 508), and the appropriate application fees (via check or money order) to the HCSB at:

    California Department of Social Services
    Home Care Services Bureau
    744 P Street, M.S. T8-3-90
    Sacramento, CA 95814

  5. Complete the request for LiveScan services (LIC 9163) form, review the California Department of Justice approved LiveScan vendors and submit fingerprints.
Form NumberForm Title
HCS 100Application for Home Care Aide Registration
LIC 508Criminal Record Statement
HCS 9163Request for LiveScan services