Working Papers for Minors

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To Receive a Work Permit

  • You must appear in Person (parent cannot do this for you) 
  • You must bring a Promise of Employment Letter from the company that you will be working for. Must be on their letterhead or legibly stamped with their company name. The employer needs to state what your actual position will be as well as the hourly rate of pay and hours of work. 
  • Need to present Valid Proof of Age; Birth Certificate, Driver's License or Passport

Superintendent's Office in Putnam High School
Left side of building entrance
152 Woodstock Avenue
Putnam, CT 06260
860-963-6900 (Call ahead to make sure that the designated agent is available)
Hours: 8:00-4:00 

Minors 14 and 15 years old. Click here for information regarding permitted occupations and prohibited occupations.

For all students/minors ages 16-18, a working permit is required for all types of employment. Hours of employment and sample promise of employment.