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Update Tool Instructions

  1. 1

    Activate Your Account

    The first time you go to the Update Tool, click ‘Activate Account.’ Enter the email address on file with Child Care Aware of Minnesota and your State-issued License ID number.

    If you don’t have an email address on file or don’t know it, please email for assistance.

    After you activate your account, you will see a pop-up message that says “Success” at the top.



  2. 2

    Sign In

    Check your inbox for an email with a temporary password (It will appear from “”). Go back to the Update Tool and type in your email address and temporary password. Click the ‘Sign In’ button.

  3. 3

    Change Your Password

    After you have signed in, you can change your password. In the upper right-hand corner of the Tool, you will see a user icon (a circle with a head in it) with a down arrow. Click on the down arrow to see three options: Contact Us, Change Password, or Sign Out. Click ‘Change Password’ and fill out the form using a new password you will remember.


  4. 4

    Update Program Information

    While signed in, use the menu on the left-hand side of the Tool to update different information sections. Be sure to click ‘Save’ before moving to a different section.

  5. 5

    Sign Out

    After updating your information, go back to user icon in the upper right-hand corner and click ‘Sign Out’.

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