Title: Adult Foster Care License (DHS Rule 203)
Alternate Title: Adult Foster Care License (DHS Rule 203)
Description: Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS)
Subject: Adult Care
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:10:32 PM
Modification Date: 9/12/2019 2:48:56 PM
Agency Name: Human Services (DHS), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL: https://mn.gov/dhs
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) offers programs for health care, child support, food support, general assistance, nursing home care, seniors, people who are deaf, people who have developmental disabilities, foster care, child protection and adult and children's mental health services.
Agency Phone: 651-431-2000
Agency Fax: Agency URL: https://mn.gov/dhs
Division Name: The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has delegated the licensing of adult foster homes to the counties. For license information, contact your County Social Services Department or County Human Services Department.
Division Phone: Division Fax: Division URL:
Review Foster Care
Rules: 9555.5105 - .6265
Review Foster Care
A county agency may also charge a fee to a corporate applicant or corporate license holder to recover the actual cost of licensing inspections, not to exceed $500 annually.
Counties may elect to reduce or waive the fees:
1) in cases of financial hardship;
2) if the county has a shortage of providers in the county's area; or
3) for new providers.
Period of Issuance:
An adult foster care license is generally issued for two years, after the first year of licensure.
Length of Determination: Minn. Stat. § 245A.04
, subd. 1 requires that the Commissioner shall act on the application within 90 working days after a complete application and any required reports have been received from other state agencies or departments, counties, municipalities, or other political subdivisions.
Activity: Adult foster care
License Detail URL:
DHS Licensing Information Lookup