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Madison Metropolitan School District

Work Permits

Work Permits

Students under the age of 16 can obtain work permits in their neighborhood offices during school hours. Please note that students will need to bring the following items:

  • An ID issued by the state (birth certificate, baptismal certificate, driver’s license, state ID or previous child labor permit)
  • A letter from the employer saying he/she has hired you and lists the nature of the business, your job duties, hours of work, and time of day you will work
  • A letter from parent/guardian giving student permission to accept the job (this may be a parent note or signature on the employer’s letter)
  • A Social Security card, or verification of number with insurance or tax form and $10