Massachusetts Work Permits

    • Download the Employment Permit Application for 14 through 17 Year-Olds to fill out. This information helps us fill out the work permit.
      First section - completed by employer
      Second section- completed by pediatrician
      Third section - completed by parent/guardian

    • During the school year, bring the completed application to Mrs. Berglund, the guidance & counseling secretary. If you are under 16, you will need a Certificate of Health from your doctor before the work permit can be processed.

    • During the summer, email Robin Dole ( requesting a permit. Please include in your request the promise of employment from your employer, and a copy of either your birth certificate or passport. (If you are under 16, we will also need a Certificate of Health from your doctor, as well as a school record, which we can request on your behalf with the guidance department if you are a Norwell High School student.) 


Getting a Work Permit in the Summer

  • If you need a work permit during the summer, please reach out to Robin Dole at, 781-659-8808 ext 1304 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.