Work Permit Information

  • Work permits are available from the Family Resource Center for Lowell High school students, students ages 14-17 who attend Lowell Public Schools, and students who are Lowell residents and attend a private or charter school.


    Students who attend the Greater Lowell Vocational Technical High School obtain their work permit at that school directly at


    WORK PERMITS are issued remotely or in person on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week. In order to to be issued a work permit, you will need to submit your two page permit application and your birth certificate (either scanned document or picture).  Also, please provide the following information in your email:

    • Student's current home address
    • Hair Color
    • Eye Color
    • Last School Attended
    • Last Grade Completed

    Please email your completed paperwork to:

    If you need the paperwork for your employer to complete, please download from our website.
    Please allow 48 hours for us to complete and forward your work permit.
    If you are a student at the Greater Lowell Technical High School, you can email your work permit requests to and that school will issue you a work permit.
    We do not issue work permits for New Hampshire.  You will need to go to that municipality for them to issue the permit.

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