Student Work Permits




    Updated: 5/3/21 


    Regular Business Office Information: The Work Experience Education Office is ONLY open on the following days/hours 

    Tuesdays - Wednesdays - Thursdays

    12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    CLOSED on Mondays and Fridays

    LAUSD students seeking work permits should contact their school of attendance first to determine if their school has resumed issuing work permits. The Work Experience Education Office remains open to continue to support students who are not able to obtain a General Work Permits (see below for Entertainment Work Permits) from their school of attendance. General Work Permits may NOT be issued electronically due to the sensitive nature of Personal Identifiable Information (PII). To obtain a General Work Permit, student MUST present the following:

    • Statement of Intent to Employ a Minor and Request for a Work Permit - Certificate of Age B1-1 form (original signatures from the student, parent, and employer). Students should NOT email this form to and from the employer. You are jeopardizing your personal information being exposed to hackers.
    • Photo ID (Government ID, Valid Passport, or Photo School ID: must include the date of birth) 
    • Work Permit Authorization Letter from the student's home school on School Letterhead. (The authorization form should be emailed to the school's Work Permit Issuer or Counselor)
    • The minor (student) MUST be present to sign the work permit before it may be issued.

    Students will need to continue to communicate via email with their Counselor or Work Permit Issuer at the school site to obtain an Authorization Letter. Work permits will not be issued to a student without an authorization letter. 

    Entertainment Work Permit Application EWP must be signed and stamped by the minor's Home School. The document may be emailed to the minor's home school administrator or designee for verification of Satisfactory Grades and Attendance. The LAUSD WEE Office CANNOT sign on the school's behalf. 

    It is the parent/guardian's responsibility to contact the Entertainment Work Permit office to obtain the legal work permit. Additional information for obtaining an Entertainment Work Permit may be found by visiting the EWP Website: Entertainment Work Permits 




    Our office is located in downtown Los Angeles at 333 S. Beaudry Ave, Los Angeles CA 90017 (Office entrance is on 4th Street and Boylston Street).

    An appointment is not necessary to visit our office. When meeting with our personnel, please make sure that you are wearing your face covering, and please follow social distancing requirements.  If you come to our office, there is a map provided under our LAUSD parking map link below. 

    If you have any further questions, please email Brandon Coleman, Work Experience Education Supervising Clerk, at or call our office at 213-241-7053. 

    Thank you and please stay safe.


    Download documents:
    Statement of Intent to Employ a Minor (B1-1) General Work Permit Application  
    Authorization Letter  


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