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Student Working Papers

How to get your working papers per grade eligibility 

  • Students age 14-15 can obtain blue working papers.

  • Students age 16-17 can obtain green working papers.

  • To apply for working papers:

    • Students should complete top part of application form (paper copies are at school, or email   Ms. Tamara Shipman to get a blank copy of the form emailed to you). 

    • You can also access the PDF form via the NYS website here!  

    • Students should bring their completed application form to Ms. Tamara Shipman  with:

      • A state ID, birth certificate, or passport

      • A doctor’s note, stating that they’re fit to work

  • Working papers are processed within 24 hours of receiving the application and all necessary supplemental documents.  

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