Working Papers

Working Papers

Who needs working papers?
All students between 14 - 17 years of age must get an employment certificate in order to work.

Speak to a Guidance Counselor to get an application. 

You will need:

  • A completed application signed by a parent
  • A birth certificate or other original proof of age
  • An original version of a New York State doctor's note (stating the student is "fit for employment") Certificate of physical fitness completed by a NY State physician
  • Schooling record: Registered NYC public school students need their school ID