To register a domestic worker with the Employment Standards Branch, you'll need to tell us the following information:
Domestic workers provide services like child care, cooking and cleaning in a private home. Employers can hire a domestic worker directly or through a licensed employment agency or foreign worker recruiter.
Anyone who supervises, directs or pays a domestic worker becomes an employer. Employers have responsibilities towards their employees.
Employers must register a domestic worker within 30 days of hiring them.
The employer and domestic worker must sign an employment contract. The contract must include the domestic worker's:
You don't need to give a copy of this contract to the Employment Standards Branch.
You can register a domestic worker online. You will receive an automatic email that confirms your registration.
You can register by mail, fax or in person using the printable Domestic worker registration form (PDF, 188KB).