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Work Permits

Work Permits are required for 14 and 15 year olds upon being hired by an employer.

A work  permit maybe obtained at Algoma City Hall during normal business hours. To obtain a work permit the following is required: 

  • The child obtaining the permit MUST be present to sign the actual work permit
  • One of the Following: Birth Certificate/Baptismal Certificate/Wisconsin ID Card/Drivers License (A Temporary License is acceptable)
  • Social Security Card (Copies will not be accepted)
  • A letter from the employer stating what the child's job responsibilities will be
  • Parent's written permission to obtain a work permit and work at the job in which the permit it to be issued for.
  • $10.00 fee - if the employer does not provide the $10.00 fee up front, the $10.00 should be reimbursed on the first paycheck.  

Work Permits are required by Wisconsin Law BEFORE starting a new job!