Work Permit Guidelines

Maine Department of Labor indicates that any student under 16 must have a work permit to be legally employed.

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To obtain a work permit:

Once a student and employer have agreed to terms of employment, the student must bring ALL of the following completed documents to the main office at Baxter Academy:

1. Work Permit Application

2. Age Verification Form

3. One of the following documents (for proof of age): 

☐Certified copy of Birth Certificate or Baptismal record

☐Passport showing date of birth

☐Physicians’ Certificate

Baxter Academy will submit the forms to the state of Maine. Approved permits will be returned to students upon receipt.