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Work Permits

Work Permits

Apply for a work permit

Work Permit Coordinator
Ms. Araxi Dertavitian, Counselor

All work permit requests will be processed in 3-5 days.
Please complete the State of California Work Permit Application. See instructions below.
Once completed, you may email it along with all the required documents to Ms. Araxi at
You may also take care of this in the counseling office. 

Work Permit Instructions:

  1. Please complete the top portion of the Work Permit Application with your personal and school information and have your Parent/Guradian sign the application.
  2. Your employer must complete and sign the Employer section of the form.
  3. When completed by all parties, please scan and email the form along with a copy of your Student ID or State issued ID to Mrs. Araxi. Please include your cell phone number in your email. 
  4. Once received, we will issue your work permit.  Please allow at least 48 hours to process the work permit application.

Note: To be issued a work permit, you must be in good standing with grades, attendance, behavior and be on track for graduation. Please see your counselor if you have any questions.

****During any school break (summer, Thanksgiving, winter, spring), please email the Work Permit Application along with a copy of your current Student ID or State issued ID to the GUSD's CTE office, for issuance.**** All permits are handled by the district CTE office during break.