Qualifications for Foster Parents

There are a number of qualifications for becoming a foster parent.  Some are objective qualifications set by various government agencies, while others are subjective, such as good parenting.  Some objective qualifications are as follows:

  • You must be 21 years of age or older.
  • You must be in good health and willing to provide documentation.
  • You must complete a successful home study.
  • You must complete a criminal background check.
  • You must have homeowner’s or renter’s insurance.