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Work permits are available for 14 through 17-year-old residents of Marion, Mattapoisett and Rochester. All teens under 18 years of age must complete a work permit application and obtain a work permit before starting a new job.

Walk-ins are permitted but appointments are encouraged. Please contact us via phone or email to set up an appointment to ensure someone is available. 

  1. The student should have the employer complete the Promise of Employment section of the application form; have it signed by the parent/guardian/custodian of the student, and sign it as the minor student. Download Youth Permit Application
  2. Proof of age and school attendance are not required for ORRJHS or HS students. Students attending schools other than ORR should present proof of age and attendance (birth certificate/ passport and most recent printout of grades from school portal). 
  3. Students 15 yrs or younger will also need a physician's signature. 
  4. Students must be present when the application is presented with other documents to complete the process.

Child Labor Law in Massachusetts

Child Labor Fact Sheet

Child Labor Parent / Guardian Letter

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Aimee Fox

Principal's Secretary
Old Rochester Regional High School


First page of the PDF file: YouthPermitProcess-6-13-23