Before you begin the work permit process, please review the "Summary of Massachusetts Laws Regulating Minors’ Work Hours and Occupation Restrictions" which is also available for download at the bottom of this page.
Application Process Step by Step
Step 1: Download the work permit application at the bottom of this page.
Step 2: Complete the form and obtain all the required signatures as indicated.
Step 3: Make copies of your supporting documentation. You will need proof of your age, such as your
birth certificate, passport, or immigration record.
*Note: The application will NOT be considered complete without proper supporting documentation*
Step 4: Email your completed application & supporting documentation to the Guidance office.
Please send to email@example.com
Step 5: Watch your inbox for an email requesting your signature. The subject will read
"ACTION REQUIRED." Once you sign, you will automatically get an email with your
FINALIZED work permit.
Step 6: Bring the FINALIZED work permit back to your employer.