Instructions for obtaining a Pennsylvania Work Permit
The Pennsylvania work permit application consists of 2 parts, Items A and B. The completed application and a copy of the student's birth certificate or other form of identification that is stated on the work permit application is required.
Part A of application - Parent/guardian fills out all items except Signature of Issuing Officer and School District's Name & Address.
Part B of application - Parent/guardian signs and prints their name and full address.
Important: Please take the time to read with your child PDE's Abstract of the Child Labor ACT Hours Provisions & Child Labor Act Hours Rules for Performances by Minors. (These documents must be posted at the employer where any person under age 18 is employed)
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Return the completed application and proof of age document to Fairfield School District Administrative Office located at 4840 Fairfield Rd. (route 116), in the front of the main building (office entrance across from the flag pole & district sign). Student must be present to sign the work permit in the presence of the issuing officer.
During the regular school year: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
During the summer: Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Please Note: The above instructions are for students 14 -18 years of age who plan to work in Pennsylvania. If a student is living in Pennsylvania but working for an employer whose address is in Maryland, the student will need to go online for a Maryland work permit.