Work Permits
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 Procedures for obtaining a Work Permit are as follows:

  •     Application is job dependent - must have offer from an employer
  •     Parents and employer need to read the excerpts from the Illinois Child Labor Laws
  •     Fill out an Application for Employment Certificate (Work Permit)
  •     Birth Certificate must be provided as proof of age
  •     Have Statement by Prospective Employer completed by the employer or manager
  •     Have Certificate of Physical Fitness completed by physician
  •     Have Principal's Statement by the applicant's Principal
  •     Return all items to the ROE in person- child must accompany a parent or guardian to the office to obtain the work permit.


Employment Certificates for Minors Info 

Child Labor Law

Considered Hazardous Occupations


Necessary Forms:

  1. Application for Employment Certificate (Work Permit)
  2. Certificate of Physical Fitness
  3. Principal's Statement
  4. Statement of Prospective Employer




414 Court Street, Pekin, IL 61554 | Phone: 309-477-2290 | Fax: 309-347-3735
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00-4:00