Working Papers

The Office of Career & Technical Education is responsible for issuing working permits for all Philadelphia students ages 14 to 18.

Please note:  Working Papers WILL NOT BE REQUIRED for any WorkReady Summer 2020 opportunities.

** Due to COVID-19, The School District of Philadelphia will be issuing Working Papers at the 440 Education Center through APPOINTMENT ONLY on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00am to 2:00pm through a safe and secure process that follows COVID-19 restrictions. **

Please be aware that everyone is required to wear face coverings and maintain 6-feet distance from others.

Click here for In-Person Appointments

Working Papers In-Person Appointment Location:

School District of Philadelphia
Education Center
440 North Broad Street,
Philadelphia, PA  19130

The School District of Philadelphia is also creating a process that will allow minors to obtain their working papers through a virtual application in which they will apply online, virtually meet, and the actual Working Paper Blue Card will be mailed to you.

Please continue to monitor the District’s website for updates.