Foreign Labor Certification (FLC)

About FLC

The FLC program is a U.S. Department of Labor certification program for requesting authorization to hire foreign workers when the employer cannot otherwise hire workers from the U.S. with needed skills.

DWS ensures that employing foreign workers in the agricultural (H-2A Program) and non-agricultural (H-2B Program) will not adversely affect the wages and working conditions of U.S. workers who are comparably employed and has responsibility for the following:

  • Migrant housing safety inspections
  • Review and oversight of FLC job order process
  • Agricultural surveys, prevailing wage and employment practices

Filing Instructions

How to contact us: 

U.S. Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Office of Foreign Labor Certification
Chicago National Processing Center
11 West Quincy Court
Chicago IL 60604-2105
Phone: (312) 886-8000
Fax: (312) 353-8830

Utah Department of Workforce Services
Foreign Labor Certification Program (FLC)
PO Box 45249
140 East 300 South, 4th Floor
Salt Lake City, Utah 84145-0249
Phone: (801) 526-4360
Fax: (801) 526-9633
Contact: Kim Lam