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Contractors Application Instructions and Checklist

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.

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
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
P.O. Box 420603
San Francisco,  CA  94142
(415) 703-4854
fax: 415-703-4808

(address for physical pickup/delivery only:
455 Golden Gate Ave., 9th Floor West, San Francisco 94102)