Production Resources

Entertainment Work Permits – Employment of Minors as Child Actors

Work Permits for Child Actors in the California Film Industry are only issued by the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR/DLSE).

California Department of Industrial Relations

Procedure for Obtaining Entertainment Work Permit by Minor
Division of Labor Standards Enforcement – Employment of Minors in the Entertainment Industry
An application is required by each: Minor and Production Company

DIR/DLSE Offices
Van Nuys – Entertainment Work Permit Unit
6150 Van Nuys Blvd., Room 100
Van Nuys, CA  91401
818.901.5484

Walk-in service is available at this location Monday through Friday

The hours for same-day walk-in service are:

Monday – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm only
Tuesday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wednesday – 9:00 am to  4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm only

Selecting a Studio Teacher

California Department of Industrial Relations

Studio Teachers Local 884

Child Advocacy

Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA)

U.S. Department of Labor

Miscellaneous Child Actor Work Permit Services

Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement by the California Film Commission. Please note that some service providers may charge a fee.

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