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Obtaining Working Papers for EWG Students

In the state of Rhode Island minors 14 to 15 years of age are required by law to obtain a work permit. Most employers also require a certificate of age for minors age 16 to 17. "Working Papers" are the forms required to issue the work permit or certificate of age for employment.

Working Papers for Students 14-15 Years of Age

  1. Download the Intention to Employ a Minor form and complete sections 1-11 (employer and parent must sign)
  2. Download the Special Limited Permit to Work form and complete 1-16  & 18 (minor must sign)
  3. EMAIL your name and date of birth along with a request to schedule an appointment to have your work permit processed to workpermits@ewg.k12.ri.us@ewg.k12.ri.us

WORKING PAPERS FOR STUDENTS 16-17 YEARS OF AGE

  1. Download the Intention to Employ a Minor form and complete sections 1-11 (employer and parent must sign)
  2. Download the Certificate of Age form and complete 1-16 & 18 (minor must sign)
  3. EMAIL your name and date of birth along with a request to schedule an appointment to have your work permit processed to workpermits@ewg.k12.ri.us