DCPS Policies 

Policies and Forms for Chapter 25, Work Permit, Enrollment, Media Release and more

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These are official DCPS policies for common issues faced by students, parents, employees and the community. 


Student Work Permit

Effective October 1, 2007, students from public, charter, private and parochial schools must request a work permit from a DCPS high school. For more information, call (202) 671-6410.

Please call or inquire at your nearest DCPS high school to learn specific times for work permit issuance.

Download Student Work Permit

Work permit requirements you MUST present:

- Intention to employ statement signed by the employer. (This must state the hours to be worked and the type of work.)

- Birth certificate or passport

- Social Security card

- Minors ages 14 and 15 need written parental consent to the employment

For theatrical permits only, please apply through theatrical company.

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