Downtown, Newark

Employment and Personnel Services

Regulated Business Section


Inquiries about Employment and Personnel Services may be forwarded to

Employment and Personnel Services
P.O. Box 45028
Newark, New Jersey 07101
Directions

Employment and Personnel Services issues licenses and registrations to various types of businesses that offer employment and staffing services to job seekers and potential employers. The type of registration or license that is necessary depends on answers to certain questions, such as:

  • What are the type of services are being offered?

  • What type of people will the business be placing (Home Health Aids, Nurses, Clerical, etc.)?

  • Is the job seeker is an employee (on the payroll of the agency) or is the job seeker an independent contractor?

  • Is it a one-time placement?

  • Is a fee charged to the job seeker?

  • Who will the fee be charged to?

A list of the types of businesses that are issued licenses and registrations by the Division can be found below.


Alerts


Laws and Regulations

  • Employment and Personnel Services Statutes
  • Chapter 45 Subchapter B Personnel Services Regulations

Employment and Personnel Service Types

Choose a type to learn more.


Verify a Registration

  • New Jersey Licensed and Registered Employment & Personnel Services
    (Including:  Health Care Service Firm;  Booking Agency; Career Consulting;  Career Counseling Service;  Consulting Firm;  Consulting Firm/Temp;  Employment Agency; Entertainment Agency;  Job Listings Service;  Nurses Registry; Resume Service;  Temporary Help Service)

Career Consulting Firms

A career consulting firm is an agency that provides or renders services in connection with advice, analysis, instruction, etc. in a desired field of employment.

To determine what type of agency you should be registered as, please contact the Registered Business Section by phone at (973) 504-6370 or by mail at:

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Regulated Business Section
124 Halsey Street
P.O. Box 45028
Newark, NJ 07101

 


Career Counseling Firms/Agent

A career counseling service is any business that through its agent's procures or represents itself as providing employment or employment assistance or advertises in any manner the following type of services for a fee: vocational guidance, achievement or vocational testing, career management, planning, the development of resumes, etc.

To determine what type of agency you should be registered as, please contact the Registered Business Section by phone at (973) 504-6370 or by mail at:

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Regulated Business Section
124 Halsey Street
P.O. Box 45028
Newark, NJ 07101

 


Consulting Firms (Headhunters)

A consulting firm/headhunter procures interviews to a job seeker with a prospective employer and a prospective employer with a job seeker.

Alerts

To determine what type of agency you should be registered as, please contact the Registered Business Section by phone at (973) 504-6370 or by mail at:

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Regulated Business Section
124 Halsey Street
P.O. Box 45028
Newark, NJ 07101

 


Consulting/Temp Agencies

A consulting/temp firm can perform the functions of both a consulting firm and a temporary help service firm.

Alerts

To determine what type of agency you should be registered as, please contact the Registered Business Section by phone at (973) 504-6370 or by mail at:

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Regulated Business Section
124 Halsey Street
P.O. Box 45028
Newark, NJ 07101

 


Employment Agencies/Agents

An employment agency is an agency that procures employment for a job seeker and employees for employers. Employment agencies requires the employment agent to be licensed as well.

Alerts

To determine what type of agency you should be registered as, please contact the Registered Business Section by phone at (973) 504-6370 or by mail at:

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Regulated Business Section
124 Halsey Street
P.O. Box 45028
Newark, NJ 07101

 


Entertainment Agencies/Agents

An Entertainment Agency performs the functions of an Employment Agency but for the sole purpose of placing performers into positions requiring acting, modeling and any type of entertainment. Entertainment Agencies and Entertainment Agents are required to be licensed with the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs.

To determine what type of agency you should be registered as, please contact the Registered Business Section by phone at (973) 504-6370 or by mail at:

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Regulated Business Section
124 Halsey Street
P.O. Box 45028
Newark, NJ 07101

 


Job Listing Services

To determine what type of agency you should be registered as, please contact the Registered Business Section by phone at (973) 504-6370 or by mail at:

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Regulated Business Section
124 Halsey Street
P.O. Box 45028
Newark, NJ 07101

 


Nurses Registry

A nurse registry is a firm which assigns, supplies, offers, arranges temporary or permanent services classified as the practice of nursing and receives payment, fee or commission for such services. A nurse registry acts as an employment.

To determine what type of agency you should be registered as, please contact the Registered Business Section by phone at (973) 504-6370 or by mail at:

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Regulated Business Section
124 Halsey Street
P.O. Box 45028
Newark, NJ 07101

 


Resume Services/Agent

To determine what type of agency you should be registered as, please contact the Registered Business Section by phone at (973) 504-6370 or by mail at:

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Regulated Business Section
124 Halsey Street
P.O. Box 45028
Newark, NJ 07101

 


Temporary Help Service Firms

A temporary help service firm provides temporary personnel on their payroll to clients for temporary assignments.

Alerts

To determine what type of agency you should be registered as, please contact the Registered Business Section by phone at (973) 504-6370 or by mail at:

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Regulated Business Section
124 Halsey Street
P.O. Box 45028
Newark, NJ 07101

 

Last Modified: 11/21/2016 9:23 AM