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 servce. 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 (within 7 days)
  - Signed and dated by entity writing the letter
Applications submitted in person without a valid letter will be processed within seven (7) calendar days.

Click here for official notice.

The hours of the Van Nuys Entertainment Work Permit Unit are 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Monday and Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

To find the nearest Labor Commissioner's office, use the division's office locator.

January 2020