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  • Department of Labor - Work Permits

    Effective July 1, 2015, with the exception of minors in entertainment, work permits are no longer required for youth age 16 and older. 
     
     
      
    - Current Forsyth County Students -
       Work Permit Instructions
     
    1. To access the online employment certificate (work permit) system, please go to www.dol.state.ga.us .
    a. Select “Child Labor”, listed under “Quick Links”.
    b. Select “Get a Youth Employment Certificate (Work Permit)”
    2. Print the Work Permit Data Sheet that you have completed and take it to your potential employer to complete their portion.
    3. The student must come in person with their Work Permit Data Sheet completed by their employer and certified birth certificate to their current school (call for Summer hours).
    4. State law requires a minor to obtain an attendance letter from their school administrator indicating that the minor is enrolled in school full-time and the minor's attendance record is in good standing for the current academic year.
     
    Please call or email to schedule an appointment.
     
    DeSana Middle School - 770-667-2591 or asupple@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    Hendrix Middle School - TBD
    Lakeside Middle School - 678-965-5080 or jarmistead@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    Liberty Middle School - 770-781-4889 or swacker@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    Little Mill Middle School - 678-965-5000 or emooney@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    North Forsyth Middle School - 770-889-0743 or tbagwell@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    Otwell Middle School - 770-887-5248 or gwetz@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    Piney Grove Middle School -  678-965-5010 or cnicholson@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    Riverwatch Middle School - 678-455-7311 or krusso81@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    South Forsyth Middle School - 770-888-1370 or tammyjones@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    Vickery Creek Middle School - 770-667-2580 or thyden@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    Forsyth Academy/Forsyth Virtual Academy - 770-781-3141 or debhudson@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    Forsyth Central High School - 770-887-8151 or bhamilton@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    Gateway Academy - 770-781-2299 or jelrod@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    Alliance Academy for Innovation - 470-695-7823 or dhorvath@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    East Forsyth High School - TBD
    Denmark High School - 470-533-2521 or ssantiago@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    Lambert High School - 678-965-5050 or dhosier@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    North Forsyth High School – 770-781-6637 or kigrogan@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    South Forsyth High School – 770-781-2264 or hbennett@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    West Forsyth High School – 770-888-3470 or cupchurch@forsyth.K12.ga.us
     
      
    - Home School Students -
       Work Permit Instructions
    Effective July 1, 2013, Pursuant to HB 283 (2013), the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is initiating the following procedure for students between the ages of 12 and 18 years and who are participants of a Home Study Program. All Application Forms and required documents must be submitted to GDOL electronically by email or fax, or online (for the Employment Certification for Minors Under 18).
     
    1. Parent(s)/guardian or Minor completes Section A and Employer completes Section B of the online Employment Certification for Minors Under Age 18. The online form will not be processed until GDOL receives the documents requested in paragraph 2.
    2. Parent/guardian submits to GDOL a copy of the following:  Certified birth certificate of the minor child; and either Department of Education Declaration of Intent to Utilize a Home Study Program; or GDOL Home Study Program Students - Declaration for Employment Certificate form.
    3. GDOL will review all submitted documents for compliance. If the submitted documents are approved, GDOL will:  Complete Section C of the online Work Permit; and provide parent with a completed copy of the Work Permit via email or fax.
    4. Documents required must be faxed to 404-232-3264.
     
     
      
    - Private School Students -
       Work Permit Instructions
     
    Most private schools have an Issuing Officer.  If your school does not have an Issuing Officer. Please follow the steps below.
     
    1. To access the online employment certificate (work permit) system, please go to www.dol.state.ga.us
    a. Select “Child Labor”, listed under “Quick Links”.
    b. Select “Get a Youth Employment Certificate (Work Permit)”
    2. Print the Work Permit Data Sheet that you have completed and take it to your potential employer to complete their portion.
    3. The student must come in person with their Work Permit Data Sheet completed by their employer and certified birth certificate to the:
     
    Almon C. Hill Educational Center 
    136 Almon C. Hill Drive
    Cumming, GA 30040 
    cbgreen@forsyth.K12.ga.us
    (Please email to schedule an appointment)
      
    4. State law requires a minor to obtain an attendance letter from their school administrator indicating that the minor is enrolled in school full-time and the minor's attendance record is in good standing for the current academic year.
     
     
    - Minors Not Attending School - 
       Work Permit Instructions
    1. To access the online employment certificate (work permit) system, please go to www.dol.state.ga.us .
    a. Select “Child Labor”, listed under “Quick Links”.
    b. Select “Get a Youth Employment Certificate (Work Permit)”
    2. Print the Work Permit Data Sheet that you have completed and take it to your potential employer to complete their portion.
    3. The student must come in person with their Work Permit Data Sheet completed by their employer and certified birth certificate to the:
     
     
    Almon C. Hill Educational Center 
    136 Almon C. Hill Drive
    Cumming, GA 30040
    cbgreen@forsyth.K12.ga.us 
    (Please email to schedule an appointment)