Work Permits

Procedure for obtaining a work permit are as follows:

  • Application is job dependent – must have offer from an employer
  • Parent(s) and employer must read the Illinois Child Labor Laws
  • Birth certificate must be provided as proof of age
  • Fill out the application for employment certificate/work permit
  • Have a certificate of physical fitness completed by a physician
  • Have a statement completed by the applicant’s principal
  • Have a statement by prospective employer completed
  • Return all items to the Regional Office of Education in person