You must have and post a Minor Work Permit for every workplace where you employ one or more people under 18 years of age. You must also have an Industrial Insurance endorsement.
Some work duties are prohibited for minors. For information about restrictions, visit the Department of Labor and Industries website on youth employment.
If hiring minors under age 14, additional documents are required and must be submitted to L&I before a minor work permit will be approved.
Minor Work Permit
|State tax registration||$0|
|Registering your business name as a trade name||$5|
|Business License Application fee||Variable fee|
Complete the licensing requirements above and mail to: