Entertainment Work Permit for Minors – Registration by Mail

Register or Renew by Mail:

  • Download and print the application in one of the following languages:
  1. Complete and sign the application.
  2. Mail your application with the following items:

Mail your application to:

Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
Entertainment Work Permit Unit
6150 Van Nuys Blvd, Room 100
Van Nuys, CA 91401

(818) 901-5484

Applications are not accepted by fax or email.

Effective March 2, 2020, applications dropped off in person require a letter from a production entity or audition entity for same-day service. A letter from an agent or manager will not be accepted.

The letter must include at minimum:
  - Minor's name
  - Date minor will be working or auditioning
  - Signed and dated by entity writing the letter

Applications with valid proof for an upcoming job will be expedited and permits will be issued at least 3 days prior to the scheduled job and sent to the email address on file.

Regular applications submitted in person without any upcoming jobs will be processed in the order received.

Click here for official notice.

Walk-in assistance hours of the Van Nuys Entertainment Work Permit Unit are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM.

To find the nearest Labor Commissioner's office, use the division's zip code search.

March 2024