Apply for a child employment licence

Use this guide to find relevant child employment and chaperone licences and permits.

If your child wants to work

The youngest age a child can work part-time is 13, except children involved in areas like television, theatre and modelling. For this, see the section on child performance licences.

For detailed information about child employment, including restrictions and minimum pay, visit theĀ child employment pages on GOV.UK.