How to Obtain a Work Permit

  • To access the online employment certificate (work permit) system, please go to www.dol.state.ga.us

    • Under the “In Demand” section, click “Child Labor Information.”
    • Scroll down to the green area and click “Get a Youth Work Permit Online.”
    • Click “Minor” and type in your information. 

    Once you input your information, print the form and then:

    1. Take it to your employer to fill out its section
    2. Return the fully complete form to Brookwood, Office A1, with proof of your birthdate (driver’s permit or birth certificate) and $5.

    The turnaround time for Brookwood to generate a work permit is approximately 24 hours.