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Work Permit Information

A work permit is a legal document required by the state of California that allows a person younger than 18 to hold a job.

Students applying for a work permit must:

  • Have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA.
  • Have good attendance.
  • Have no disciplinary actions or incidents during the year.

A work permit can be revoked if the student does not meet any and/or all of these requirements.

How to Request a Work Permit

Christopher High students request work permits from Office Coordinator Kimberly Lemus.

STEP ONE: Download and complete the work permit application. Make sure to include your employer's information and your parent/guardian signature. 

Download: Work Permit Application

STEP TWO: Turn in the completed form to Mrs. Lemus: 

  • During the school year: Turn in the completed application in person to the front office. 
  • During holiday and summer breaks: Email the completed application to

Expect one to two business days for the processing of your request. Mrs. Lemus will let you know when the permit is finalized. 


Kimberly Lemus
CHS Office Coordinator