Is A Work Permit Required For Employment Of A Minor?

The minimum age for employment is 14 years of age. An employment certificate is required for minors who are 17 years of age and under. Minors may obtain Employment Certificates from the school they attend (including most private schools) or from the School Superintendent's office.

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