Child Labor Permits are issued BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Appointments scheduled between the hours of 8:15 AM – 4:00 PM Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Call 715-386-4607 or 715-386-4608 to schedule an appointment.
The minor MUST be present and bring the following documents:
- Proof of Age: WI state identification, birth certificate or baptismal record
- Social Security Card: minor must present the physical card as requested by Wisconsin State Law
- Letter from the Employer: signed letter of hire on the company's letterhead, including job duties, hours of work, and the time of day the minor will be working
- Written Consent from Parent/Guardian: signed letter giving consent to the minor to work
Detailed information, required documentation and a sample letter from the employer: Applying for a Child Labor Permit and Sample Letter.
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development detailed information regarding: Wisconsin Employment of Minors Guide
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development detailed information regarding: Guide to Wisconsin's Employment of Minors Laws
Wisconsin Administrative Code, Department of Workforce Development, Child Labor - Chapter DWD 270
Effective June 23, 2017--16- and 17-year-old minors do not need to obtain a Child Labor Permit.