Please note updated Work Permit procedures
Step 1: Download the Employment Permit Application found below . Fill out all necessary sections and have the permit signed by the employer. Note: You must have the permit application signed by the employer , a parent and the student before proceeding to the next step.
Step 2: Email the completed permit application and a form of ID to Lauren Pusey at firstname.lastname@example.org . In the email, please include the following information and documents :
- Work permit application signed by the employer, parent and student. If the student is under 16, the application must be signed by a physician as well
- Form of ID ( School ID, Copy of Birth Certificate, Drivers License/ Permit , US Passport )
- Students home address
- Students date of birth
- Students city of birth
- Students hair/ eye color
- Students current school and grade . Please note: If the school is other than Dartmouth Public Schools, a letter of good standing will need to be included from the current school
Step 3: The work permit will be filled and electronically signed by an authorized agent from the School Department.
Step 4: The student will receive am email from Adobe Sign , and should follow instructions to electronically sign the form. Once signed they will receive an automated email back with the completed permit in an attachment.
Step 5: Print the work permit and hand to your employer, or email it to your employer if a printer is not available.
Work permits will be issued Monday - Friday during the hours of 8AM- 2PM excluding holidays during the summer
Any questions please call 508-997-3391 ext 1106
The state of Massachusetts requires all minors between the ages of 14 through 17 to have a work permit for each employment.
Minors aged between 14 to 15 need to have their physician complete the Physician's Certificate of Health, 16-17 year olds do not need to complete this section.
If you have any questions about work permits, please call us at 508-997-3391. Our hours are Monday through Friday, from 8 am - 3 pm.
Permit Application for minors between the ages of 14 and 17 (Please click on title to download the form).