NYS requires minors (Part Time Applicants aged 14-17 enrolled in school) to obtain a work permit before they can begin employment.
To Obtain Your Work Permit, Applicants Must:
1. Fill out Part 1 of the application with the applicants's name, address, and their parent/guardian's signature. Click on the application link, save it, and fill out part 1 of the application. http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/documents/AT17-0320Fillable.pdf
2. Provide a copy/picture of your Birth Certificate or State Issued Photo ID/ Drivers License for Part II.
3. Provide docmentation of your recent Doctor's physical. This must be from a physical examination given within the last 12 months from a school or a private physician, physician's assistant, or nurse practitioner who is licensed to practice within NYS, unless your physical is up-to-date and on-file with our school nurse. You can email our school nurse, firstname.lastname@example.org, to check the status of your physical.
4. Email your application, ID, and physical to email@example.com. Please be aware that processing may take a few days to complete. Call 686-3640 with any questions.
Additional information may also be found at: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/sss/pps/workingpapers