Work Permits

Work Permit Information

ANY STUDENT UNDER THE AGE OF 18 THAT IS WORKING AT ANY TIME MUST HAVE A WORK PERMIT

Work Permit forms are available at EKHS Door K.

*NOTE: Work permits will be processed at East Kentwood High School on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons while we are 100% virtual.  Any permits that are at Door K by 11:30 on Tuesday or Thursday will be processed that day  (unless they are incomplete).  Anything after that time will wait until the next Tuesday or Thursday. You will be emailed or called when your work permit is ready to pick up at Door K.

Work Permit Instructions:

  • If you are UNDER 16, you need a pink work permit.
  • If you are 16 or 17you need a yellow work permit.
  • If you are 18, you DO NOT need a work permit.

Instructions for filling out your work permit:
Section I:    This section must be completed by the student.
Section II:   This section must be completed by your employer.
Section III:  This section will be completed by the Kentwood Public Schools AFTER you and your employer complete Section I & II.

*NOTE:  Minor students are not allowed to work during normal school hours, whether they are in-person, virtual, or home-schooled.

Make sure every blank space is filled out correctly in BLACK INK.

Please be advised that it may take up to 48 hours to process your work permit. Please plan accordingly.

You may not start work until your work permit is completed and returned to your employer.


For more information about work permits go to:
http://www.michigan.gov and type “work permits” in the Search Box