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.
WORK PERMITS are issued remotely on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week. Please email your completed paperwork (either scanned document or a picture) 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 Vocational School, that school will issue you a work permitWe do not issue work permits for New Hampshire. You will need to go to that municipality for them to issue the permit.
- If your last name ends in A-G please email Elsa at email@example.com
- If your last name ends in H-M please email Vaddy Ros at firstname.lastname@example.org
- If your last name ends in N-S please email Pat Noonan at email@example.com
- If your last name ends in T-Z please email Lynn Moran at firstname.lastname@example.org
Frequently Asked Questions
No. Students may not come to Family Resource during school hours to get a work permit. Teachers may not give passes to Family Resource nor may Guidance Counselors give permission for students to leave school to go get their work permits.
No. We only issue work permits for employers in Massachusetts.
No. The employer must sign the form first.