Working Paper Application

Working Papers:  Click Here to Download Working Paper Application 

Under the current Pennsylvania Child Labor Act, a minor (under the age of 18) must obtain working papers to qualify for employment. The School District provides work permits for all CTE students who engage in work-study, which requires a completed Working Papers application.
Working Papers
Please be advised there is no deadline for working papers. We simply switch our schedule after the school year ends. You will find this schedule below.

Working Papers Hours & Locations (Subject to change due to holidays, inclement weather, etc.)
Effective: September 6, 2017

The School District of Philadelphia
Education Center
440 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Wednesdays: 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Saturdays: 8:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

Contacts:
Deborah Weems
Christine Partito
Reginald Moton

See below for other locations

School Locations:
Wednesdays: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mastbaum
3116 Frankford Avenue

Contacts:
Julio Padilla
Marian Lasky

Martin Luther King
6100 Stenton Avenue

Contacts:
Mark Wilson
Melodee Williams
“Habla Español”

Abraham Lincoln
3201 Ryan Avenue

Contacts:
Mike Stiles
Diana Rodriguez
“Habla Español”

NO APPOINTMENTS NECESSARY

How to Get Working Papers

Obtain an “Application for Work Permit”
from one of the working papers offices or from the guidance office in your school,
or download the form below.
You will need Adobe Acrobat to open
the file.
Bring the completed application to
one of the working papers offices
along with proof of age.
Acceptable documents include
birth certificate, baptismal
certificate, passport, driver’s license,
or school ID as long as the form of
identification lists the date of birth.
Bring your materials to one of the
working papers offices during the hours
of operation listed.
The applicant must be present for the
issuance of working papers.

ABSTRACT OF THE CHILD LABOR ACT HOURS PROVISIONS
For more information please visit our Frequently Asked Questions, or contact the hotline at 215-400-6007

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD WORK PERMIT APPLICATION