Obtaining Your Working Papers
Minors under 18, including high school graduates, must obtain working papers before they may begin work. The law makes exceptions for golf and bridge caddies and baby sitters, for minors doing casual household chores, and for minors older than 16 engaged in farm work. It also exempts college students 16 years of age or over who are employed by a nonprofit college or university or fraternity, sorority, student association, or faculty.
Obtain an application for working papers in the Nurses Office.
Have a parent or guardian complete Part 1.
YOU MUST HAVE YOUR CHILD'S SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LISTED ON PART 1.
The student must bring the following to the Kingston High School main Medical Office:
Proof of a physical within the past year
The student is required to sign for the card in the presence of the issuing officer.
Working papers will ONLY be issued during the following times: