Search for an employer or recruiter

The law protects foreign workers in B.C. from unfair practices

Search for a registered employer

If you will be working in B.C. under most federal foreign worker programs, your employer must be registered.

See a list of all registered employers

Search for a licensed recruiter

If you are using a recruiter to hire a foreign national, the recruiter must be licensed by the B.C. government.

See a list of all licensed recruiters


Contact the Temporary Foreign Worker Protection Unit 

The Temporary Foreign Worker Protection Unit administers the Temporary Foreign Worker Protection Act and Regulation.

Get help with an issue

Ask a question or get confidential support about temporary foreign workers in B.C.

Call 604-660-2421Email BCTFW.ProtectionUnit@gov.bc.ca

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