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Work Permits

Work Permits:

In Massachusetts, students under 18 years of age need are required to obtain a work permit if they are seeking employment. 

Below are instructions:  For the application and detailed instructions click here.

Age 14 and 15: 

Step 1: Student obtains a valid job offer from employer and is instructed by employer to obtain a work permit. 

Step 2: Student obtains a “Work Permit Application for 14 and 15 Year Olds”. 

Step 3: Page 1 and 2 of the Work Permit Application are completed by: 

 Employer 
 Physician (Please note: Students may not submit copies of health or immunization records 
 Parent / Guardian signature 

Step 4: Return these completed pages to the PVCICS front office 

Step 5: Student is issued a work permit and presents completed work permit to employer. 

Age 16 and 17: 

Step 1: Student obtains a valid offer from employer and is instructed by employer to obtain a work permit. 

Step 2: Student is issued a work permit and presents completed work permit to employer. Note: Student must obtain their work permits in person as they are required to sign the permit in the presence of a member of the PVCICS staff. 
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