Minor Work Permit
You must have a Minor Work Permit if you employ 1 or more people under 18 years of age. You must also have industrial insurance.
Minors aren’t permitted to perform some duties, such as handling power tools. For information about restrictions, contact the Department of Labor and Industries.
Post your license
A license must be posted at each location where the licensee operates. You may not begin this business activity until you receive a Business License document listing the required license.
How to apply
Apply by using one of the following options:
Learn how to:
- Complete a Business License Application.
- Mail your completed application with a check or money order payable to “Department of Revenue” for the fees to:
State of Washington
Business Licensing Service
PO Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034
|Minor Work Permit
|Other fees that may apply
|Registering your business name as a trade name
| Business License Application
Department of Labor and Industries