Apply for a New License

Apply Online

Applying online is quick and easy! You can save your application throughout the process, pay fees online, and easily submit the application after all required documents are completed and attached.

  1. Create your online account here.
  2. Go to "First Time User" and fill in the form to complete the creation of your account (do not do anything else).
  3. Send an email to FLC@dir.ca.gov with your FLC number (beginning with FLC000…), username for your account, and the e-mail you want all correspondence to be sent to. The Licensing and Registration Unit will email you when your online application is ready for renewal.
  4. After you log into your online account, use the checklist to confirm that all the documents listed are still current and are attached before you submit the renewal application.

Apply by Mail, Email, Phone, or in Person

Obtain an application using one of the following options:

  • Email a request for an application with your complete mailing address to FLC@dir.ca.gov.
  • Call the Licensing & Registration Unit, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at (510) 285-3399
    to request that an application be sent to you by mail:
  • Request an application by mail or in person:

Kern, Tulare, Fresno, Merced, Kings and Madera Counties:
Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
Licensing and Registration Unit
770 East Shaw Ave., Ste. 222
Fresno, CA  93710
559-248-1893
fax: 559-248-1895

For ALL OTHER Counties:
Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
Licensing and Registration Unit
1515 Clay Street, Suite 401
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 285-3399
fax: (510) 286-1366

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July 2016