Certified Payroll Reporting

System Maintenance Notice

Due to system updates, the Electronic Certified Payroll Reporting system will be intermittently offline from 8:30 p.m. Pacific Time on Friday, May 20, 2022 to 1:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Saturday, May 21, 2022. When visiting the website, if the system is unavailable, please try again later.

Contractors and subcontractors on most public works projects are required to submit certified payroll records (CPRs) to the Labor Commissioner using DIR's electronic certified payroll reporting system.

A few categories of public works projects are exempt from reporting online to DIR.

Submit Payroll Records

Enter Payroll Online Submit Payroll in XML File *

NOTE:  If you would like to save or print the information you enter in the online certified payroll record, click on the PDF icon that appears on your confirmation page.

Find Payroll Records Online

Payroll records are available to the public using the Payroll Search tool. Confidential information has been removed.

* Software Requirements for XML Files:

For more information and to find exact legal definitions and language please see the Public Works Chapter of the California Labor Code.

November 2021