Minors may apply for certificates where they live, where they go to school, or where they are to be employed. Working permits are not required for students 18 or older. The ICSD is issuing working permits. A current physical examination (within the previous twelve (12) months) is required to issue a permit.
How can I apply for working papers?
- Parents/guardians and minors complete the AT-17 Application for Employment Certificate. It is a fillable PDF form and allows for digital signatures. Please fill out Part I.
- Email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- A work permit will be completed, signed, and ready for pickup at the Ithaca High School medical office. If you are not able to come to the office, New York State requires a video call be arranged with the student and a parent or guardian before a permit can be mailed to the student's home address.
- The student should sign the card upon receipt. The requirement that the minor sign the card in the presence of the certificating officer is temporarily waived for the duration of New York’s COVID-19 school closures.