The Oregon Farm Labor Contractor Bond is a type of surety bond required by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries. The bond states that the Bondholder shall pay all sums due on wage claims of employees. In addition, itOregon Farm Labor Contractor Bond guarantees compliance with Labor code & payment of all damages to any person for failure to do so.

The Farm Labor Contractor Bond is the following amounts:

  • $10,000 if no more than 20 employees
  • $30,000 if 21 or more employees

The cost of the surety bond is usually between 1% and 3% of the bond amount, subject to a minimum premium and fees of $150. Surety1 will shop its many markets to procure the right price at the right terms.

How to Get an Oregon Farm Labor Contractor Bond

At we make it easy to obtain this surety bond.  Our simple, 3 step process is as follows:

  1. Complete the easy to navigate and secure online application1
  2. Review the free, no obligation quote from one of Surety1’s professional surety bond agents, usually within one business day.
  3. Sign some paperwork and pay the bond premium

Once these steps have been completed, the Oregon Farm Labor Contractor Bond will be shipped for the required original signature. Overnight delivery is available for an additional fee.
1 – The name of the applicant on the surety bond application must match exactly the full legal business name of applicant for the license. is a service of AssuredPartners one of the largest and fastest growing insurance agencies in the nation. Representing over a dozen surety bond companies, is the premier online provider of surety bonds nationwide since 2003 and maintains an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

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Steps required to get an Oregon FLC License

Obtaining an Oregon Farm Labor Contractor (FLC) license involves several steps and requirements to ensure fair and ethical treatment of agricultural workers. Here’s a comprehensive guide to navigate the process:

Who Needs a License:

  • Any person or entity that recruits, solicits, supplies, or employs workers for agricultural production or reforestation in Oregon must have a valid FLC license.
  • This includes individuals, companies, partnerships, and any organization involved in farm labor contracting activities.


  • Farmers directly hiring and managing their own workers on their farms are exempt from the licensing requirement.
  • Crew leaders working exclusively for one employer under a written agreement are also exempt.

Licensing Process:

  • Application: Complete and submit the FLC license application form (BOLI Form 6000) to the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI).
  • The application requires information about your business, experience, financial stability, and references.
  • Bonding: Submit an Oregon Farm Labor Contractor Bond
  • Insurance: Provide proof of liability insurance with minimum coverage of:
    • $1 million for bodily injury or death of one person.
    • $2 million for bodily injury or death of two or more persons.
    • $500,000 for property damage.


  • Complete a mandatory FLC training program approved by BOLI.
  • The training covers worker rights, wage and hour laws, recordkeeping requirements, and safety regulations.

Background Check:

  • BOLI will conduct a background check on the applicant and any key personnel involved in the business.
  • This includes criminal history checks and verification of financial stability.


  • BOLI may conduct an inspection of your business premises to ensure compliance with safety and sanitation standards.


  • Application fee paid to the State: $100 (it is free to apply for the Oregon Farm Labor Contractor Bond)
  • Insurance cost: Varies depending on the coverage and provider
  • Training cost: Varies depending on the training program

Additional Requirements:

  • Maintain accurate records of all workers employed, including wages, hours worked, and deductions.
  • Provide workers with written agreements outlining their terms of employment, including wages, hours, and working conditions.
  • Comply with all applicable federal and state labor laws and regulations.


By following these steps and fulfilling the requirements, you can successfully obtain an Oregon FLC license and operate your business ethically and responsibly.

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How to Get Your Oregon Farm Labor Contractor Bond

  1. Complete an online application. It’s free and no-obligation.
  2. One of our surety experts will contact you with a firm quote and an agreement to sign.
  3. Provide payment and your signed agreement, and then you will receive your Surety Bond!

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