Career

Issuance of Work Permits

I. General Work Permits

If a high school student needs to obtain a general work permit during the school year, the student needs

to go to the high school he/she is currently attending. If the student is currently attending a middle school,

the student needs to go to their home high school. To work, the student must be at least the age of 14

(except for entertainment, agricultural and domestic work). The central office (Beaudry) only issues work

permits during spring, summer and winter breaks.

We are located at 333 South Beaudry Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90017 on the 25th floor. On the 1st

floor, the STUDENT/PARENT/GUARDIAN needs to let security personnel know that he/she is requesting

a work permit. We are opened from 8:00 am to 4:45 pm.

 

When requesting the work permit, the STUDENT must bring the following:

  1. Completed Statement of Intent to Employ Minor and Request for Work Permit (B1-1) form- make sure that the parent and the employer have signed the form- you can download the form by clicking the following link: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/we/documents/b1-1frm.doc

    NOTE: ALL SIGNATURES ON THE WORK PERMIT APPLICATION MUST BE ORIGINAL AND WET, INCLUDING THE EMPLOYER'S SIGNATURE. A WORK PERMIT REQUEST WILL BE DENIED IF ANY OF THE SIGNATURES ARE STAMPED AND/OR PHOTOCOPIED.
  2. A current ID card (i.e. school, DMV, passport)- CHECK CASHING ID CARDS ARE  NOT ACCEPTED!!!!!
  3. Proof of birth date (i.e. birth certificate, ID with birth date on it, official school record with birth date on it)
  4. Parent/guardian

 

II. Entertainment Work Permits

When schools are closed for spring, summer and winter breaks, our office can assist in completing part of

the entertainment work permit application (please click the following link for the entertainment work permit

application: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/DLSEForm277.pdf). For Los Angeles Unified School District

(LAUSD) students, we can supply school records verification (we CANNOT supply health information- you

would need to seek verification from a certified doctor). If you are a non-LAUSD student (charter, private,

home-school), you need to bring an official copy of your grades and attendance. Lastly, all students need

to bright their ID along with the parent/guardian signing the request.

To obtain the entertainment work permit at our central office, please make an appointment with our office

by calling (213) 241-7053.

Once you receive verification from our office and a certified doctor, the actual entertainment work

permit is processed and issued by the State of California's Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

Department (the 2nd page of the application indicates the process on getting the actual entertainment

work permit). For more information on entertainment work permits, please call (818) 901-5484.

III. General Questions

If there are any additional questions, please call the Work Experience Education Office at (213) 241-

Sincerely,

Work Experience Education Office