Working Papers


Saturday, June 20 - Working Papers will be from 8:30am - 12:30pm.

*Note: This is the last Saturday for working papers until September 2015 

Please be advised: there is no deadline for working papers. The schedule changes once the school year ends. There are two different schedules for working papers; the fall schedule and the summer schedule. The effective dates are only to inform parents and students the duration of the schedule in effect.


Summer schedule will be effective June 23, 2015

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

The School District of Philadelphia
Education Center
440 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130    


How to Get Working Papers

  1. Obtain an "Application for Work Permit" from one of the working papers offices or from the guidance office in your school, or download the form below. You will need Adobe Acrobat to open the file. 

    Application Work Permit
  2. Bring the completed application to one of the working papers offices along with proof of age.
    • Acceptable documents include birth certificate, baptismal certificate, passport, driver's license, or school ID as long as the form of identification lists the date of birth.
  3. Bring your materials to one of the working papers offices during the hours of operation listed.
  4. The applicant must be present for the issuance of working papers.

For more information please visit our Frequently Asked Questions, or contact the hotline at 215-400-6007