Records​ ​and​ ​Subpoena​ ​Office

Records​ ​and​ ​Subpoena​ ​Office
San Francisco Unified School District
Student, Family, and Community Support Department
727 Golden Gate Avenue
Bungalow 1
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 241-3030
Fax: (415) 241-6218


To get a work permit, a student must provide:

  • Completed Application with parent/guardian’s signature at the bottom, and employer signature in the employer section completed
  • Social Security Card (photocopy acceptable), OR verification letter from Social Security Administration Office
  • Proof of age, such as a birth certificate, passport, OR California ID or Driver License
  • Proof of School Attendance such as current report card, current school identification OR dated and signed verification letter with current grades on official school stationery from the school administrator.

The following students do NOT need work permits:

  • Those who have graduated from high school, regardless of age
  • Those who have passed the California High School Proficiency Examination
  • Those who are 18 years of age or older

Students must renew their work permit with a separate application at the beginning of each school year and each summer. Students must also have a separate work permit for each distinct job.

You can submit a work permit application in person or by mail to the address below. Students submitting application by mail must enclose copies of the required documents. Requests submitted without the required documentation will not be processed and will be returned to the applicant.

If applying in person, a work permit may be issued on the same day or dropped off to be picked up within 2-3 working days during hours of operation. If applying through the mail, the work permit will be mailed to the home address of the student.

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