You can now renew permits online, but only if you are using a PC computer and using Internet Explorer 8. It will not work with a Mac.
Print their special page to be filled out by the school. Then pencil over the seal and scan. Then wait a few days to be approved and then you can print the new permit.
If you are going to apply for a new permit or renew the permit in-person, you will find the application below.Click here to download application
click on Application for Permission to Work in the Entertainment Industry
Van Nuys – Entertainment Work Permits
6150 Van Nuys Blvd., Room 100
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Walk In Service is available from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Unit Office closed noon to 1:00 p.m.
Temporary 10 day entertainment work permits are now available in CA online–instantly.
The link to access the application is here: https://permits.dir.ca.gov/tewp/
The new Temporary 10 Day Permit costs $50. You can get it without school permission, but babies up to 1 month old will still need to have a doctor’s note.
PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING AN “ENTERTAINMENT PERMIT”
1.) Application Form – Obtain from any of the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement offices
2.) Parent/Guardian – Complete all requested information on the front of the application.
Please print and sign your name.
3.) School Record Information – To be completely filled out by authorized school district official.
A PRE-ADDRESSED, STAMPED ENVELOPE MUST ACCOMPANY THE APPLICATION
REQUIREMENTS FOR NON-SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN – ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
1.) Certified Birth Certificate
2.) Baptismal Certificate
3.) Official letter from hospital where born
When school is IN session, the application must be completed and dated during the current school session by an authorized school official.
When school is NOT in session (i.e., school break, vacations, holidays), either the minor’s recent report card or letter from the school principal on school letterhead indicating that the minor is “satisfactory” in all academic subjects, health and attendance is required.
If a minor is from out of state, either the minor’s recent report card or letter from the school principal on school letterhead indicating that the minor is “satisfactory” in all academic subjects, health and attendance is required.
Entertainment permits that are issued based on report cards will be effective when school is not in session. Please include a self addressed, stamped envelope so that the permit can be mailed to you.
Every infant under one month of age must have a certification from a licensed physician and surgeon who is Board Certified in pediatrics certifying that the infant is at least 15 days old, was carried to full term, and is physically able to endure the stresses of a television or movie set.
1.) Complete application form (all questions)
2.) Send a copy of the old permit with the application.
3.) Enclose a self addressed, stamped envelope for return.
4.) If school is not in session, see above instructions.
5.) If school is in session, have school official complete and sign the “school record” section of the application form.
THERE IS NO FEE
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER IS NOT REQUIRED
APPLICATION CANNOT BE PROCESSED VIA FAX