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Health Facilities Licensing and Certification


Health Facilities Licensing and Certification

California State Department of Public Health

Licenses acute care hospitals, nursing and convalescent homes, home health agencies and other health facilities.


Licenses all health facilities in the service area that fall under the specifications of the California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 22, Division 5. Provides certification of all Medicare/Medi-Cal facilities under specifications of the Federal Code of Regulations. Facilities include general acute care hospitals, acute psychiatric hospitals, skilled nursing facilities (nursing homes), intermediate care facilities for the developmentally disabled, clinics and home health agencies. Provides information on facilities and regulations on request. There is a public file of deficiency notices on individual facilities licensed through this office which can be reviewed in person daily. Persons wishing to file a complaint may call the Nursing Home Complaint Hotline. Formerly known as California State Department of Health Services.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops within 1 block.
350 - 90th Street, 2nd Floor, Daly City, CA 94015 37.6912454 -122.4734371 Government

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Cantonese
  • Tagalog

Accessibility Options:

  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair



Vary according to license or document request. No charge for filing complaint. No cash payment. Checks accepted.



How to Apply:

Apply by phone, fax, mail or in person to file a complaint. Call to view public record deficiency notice files. Prefer person to apply by mail for other services.

Service Wait Estimate:

Varies according to service.

Service Areas:

  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Clara County