Work Permits

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Please call and make an appointment before coming in.


Procedures for obtaining a Work Permit are as follows:

  • Application is job dependent - must have offer from an employer
  • Parents and employer need to read the excerpts from the Illinois Child Labor Laws
  • Fill out an Application for Employment Certificate (Work Permit)
  • Certified Birth Certificate must be provided as proof of age
  • Have Statement by Prospective Employer completed by the employer or manager
  • Have Certificate of Physical Fitness completed by physician
  • Have Principal's Statement by the applicant's Principal
  • Return all items to the ROE in person- child must accompany a parent or guardian to the office to obtain the work permit.