Please note updated Work Permit procedures effective 3/26/2020
In response to the everchanging situation we are facing due to COVID-19, Dartmouth Public Schools has updated the procedure for obtaining a work permit during this time.
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 completed and electronically signed.
Step 4: The student will receive the signed work permit back via email for them to sign. Once the form is counter signed by the student it will be emailed back to us.
Step 5: Either print out 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- 4PM
If you have any questions , please reach out to Lauren and she will be happy to assist!
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 - 4 pm.
Permit Application for minors between the ages of 14 and 17 (Please click on title to download the form).