Contractors Application Instructions and Checklist

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NOTE: Applicants may need the following during the completion of the application:

  • To have registered with the federal government as a farm labor contractor and received a federal registration certificate
  • Take and pass the farm labor contractor exam (once every two years)
  • Have 2 current passport photos taken for the sole proprietor, for one member of an LLC/corporation, or for EACH partner in a partnership
  • Have the sole proprietor or member of an LLC/corporation, or each partner get his/her fingerprints taken at a LiveScan facility
  • Obtain workers' compensation and also obtain a FLC bond in the appropriate amount or bond continuation (for renewals)
  • The applicant must participate in at least nine hours of relevant education classes for each license period
  • Renewal applicants must have registered in each county to which the applicant will dispatch workers
  • The sole proprietor, or each officer of a corporation/LLC or each member of a partnership must fill out a sexual harassment disclosure statement
  • Corporations/LLCs will need to provide copies of their articles of incorporation statements of information.
  • Have a complete list of all materials or resources used when providing sexual harassment prevention training to agricultural employees in the calendar year prior to the month the application is submitted (for renewals)

It is recommended that you open the application in a separate window so that you can view these instructions while filling out the form. Alternatively, download a printable version of the FLC application guide to use as a checklist.

Printable Version

Page/Tab 1: Application Page/Tab 2: Company Record Page/Tab 3: Family Page/Tab 4: Questionnaire Page/Tab 5: Information Page/Tab 6: Growers Page/Tab 7: Workers' Compensation Insurance / Bond Page/Tab 8: Payment Page/Tab 9: Certification

Contact Us

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. 312
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

Fax: (510) 286-1366

April 2018