Learn about the private duty and home care services CHAP accredits and state licensure requirements.

Private Duty Licensure     


Before you apply for accreditation, find out if you have met your state’s licensure requirements for private duty health care services. Click on the links below to access resources about state-specific licensure requirements for private duty services.

Please note: CHAP makes no claims about the accuracy of this list and it should be considered as a reference document. Organizations are strongly encouraged to inquire with their state regulatory agency for a full description of the licensure requirements and any additional requirements the state agency may have.

State 

Private Duty License Required

Alabama

No

Alaska

Yes

Arizona

No

Arkansas

No

California

Yes (January 1, 2015)

Colorado

Yes

Connecticut

Yes

Delaware

Yes

District of Columbia

Yes

Florida

Yes

Georgia

Yes

Hawaii

No

Idaho

No

Illinois

Yes (Accreditation Requirement)

Indiana

Yes

Iowa

No

Kansas

No

Kentucky

No

Louisiana

Yes

Maine

Yes

Maryland

Yes

Massachusetts

No

Michigan

No

Minnesota

Yes

Mississippi

No

Missouri

No

Montana

No

Nebraska

Yes

Nevada

Yes

New Hampshire

Yes

New Jersey

Yes

New Mexico

No

New York

Yes

North Carolina

Yes

North Dakota

Yes

Ohio

No

Oklahoma

Yes

Oregon

Yes

Pennsylvania

Yes

Rhode Island

Yes

South Carolina

Yes

South Dakota

No

Tennessee

Yes

Texas

Yes

Utah

Yes

Vermont

No

Virginia

Yes

Washington

Yes

West Virginia

No

Wisconsin

No

Wyoming

No