California Occupational License

License Title:
    Home Health Aide Certification
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Licensing Agency:
     Department of Public Health
     Licensing and Certification
     Aide and Technician Certification Section

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: MS 3301
P. O. Box 997416
Sacramento,  CA  95899 - 7416

     Phone Number: (916) 327-2445
     Fax Number: (916) 552-8785

     E-mail Address:
     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
Fees: $0 fee for initial and renewal certification.

Examination Frequency: N/A

Exam Locations: N/A

Experience Requirement: Completion of an approved CDPH Home Health Aide training program consisting of a minimum of 75 hours. Applicants must maintain criminal record clearance in order to be certified.

Average Time to Process Application: 4 weeks.

Renewal Period: every 2 years.

Special License Requirements: N/A

Authority: California Health and Safety Code, Section 1725-1742. California Code of Regulation, Title 22, Division 5, Chapter 2.5, Article 5. Title 42, Code of Federal Regulations, 484.36.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Home Health Aides 311011