Working Papers/Child Performers or Models



    Procedure Changes During COVID Closure

    Email the application, proof of birth, and a copy of your physical to  If you cannot email the documents, please mail everything to OPHS Records, 4040 Baker Rd., Orchard Park, NY 14127. The working papers will be mailed to your home address.

    All OPCSD buildings are closed to the community until at least August 1, 2020.  Please do not attempt to gain access to the building for the purpose of obtaining working papers.


    Students ages 14 to 17 should download the PDF below to obtain working papers.  Please read and follow the directions carefully or your application will not be accepted.  Fill out ONLY part I of the application, then attach the required proof of age and physical exam.  If you have any further questions please call 209-6286. 


    Child Model/Performer Permits are completed online through the NYS Labor Department.   In some cases they may request you also have your child's school principal complete a form (NY Labor Dept. Form LS 560) which is also provided on the NYS Labor Department website.  For more information on Child Model/Performer Permits, please click on the following link.




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