Family child care licensing documentation

Beyond licensing forms, successful child care operators must review and file paperwork as needed. Important forms and documents are listed below, and may include links to nongovernment sites.

    Variance forms
    To apply for a variance, please review Variance Procedure (PDF). If you are in compliance, please complete the following forms:

    Once the documents are completed, please return them to:
    Sourcewell - Child Care Licensing
    PO Box 219
    Staples, MN 56479

    For all other variance requests, please contact your regional licensing specialist for more details on how to apply.


    Contact or call 218-895-4120.

    Please include your county of residence in all communications.