Working Papers

In Rhode Island, Minors 14 to 15 years of age are required by law to obtain "Working Papers" for employment.
Most employers also require Working Papers for minors age 16 to 17.

Step 1

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open and print the Working Papers form.
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Open the below form and print it.

Step 2

Complete items 1 thru 7.
Employer completes items 8 and 9.
Parent or guardian completes items 10 and 11.

Step 3

Bring completed form along with proof of age, such as (1) Birth Certificate, (2) Baptismal Certificate, or (3) Rhode Island driver's license with photograph to the Chariho Regional High School room A3 between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. Monday thru Friday (excluding holidays).