Working Papers

Getting your first job is a major step ... however, the process of filling out the required form for that job can be a challenge. This information will guide you through the process of getting working papers.

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Students enrolled at Hunterdon Central:


follow these steps:

Download and print the working papers form by clicking on this link:

New Jersey Department of Education Working Papers Form

Section A - Applicant will complete this section; parent signature is required.

Section B - Applicant will have this section completed by the employer.

Section C - Applicant will have this section completed by their Physician.

Sections D,E,F - will be completed in the presence of the HCRHS Issuing Officer. Applicant must bring a copy or original birth certificate, passport or other proof of age (listed in Section D). Applicant must sign in the presence of the Issuing Officer (Section F).

PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with the NJ Dept of Education papers must be completed in their entirety. Incomplete submissions can be rejected by the Dept of Labor. It is the applicant's responsibility to fulfill the requirements of the Certification form. APPLICANTS MAY NOT BEGIN WORK UNTIL THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN PROCESSED.

  • During the School year Working papers may be processed Monday through Thursday (when school is in session) during Unit Lunch (10:26 AM - 11:11 PM) in the 11/12 Counseling Services Office (Commons Entrance, off Junction Road).

  • Summer hours are by appointment - Mondays through Thursdays, June thru August, 9:00 AM -11:00 AM (when school is open). Appointment requests and questions can be emailed to: workingpapers@hcrhs.org

Resident students not enrolled at Hunterdon Central:


processing appointment needed:

Download and print the working papers form by clicking on this link:

New Jersey Department of Education Working Papers Form

Section A - Applicant will complete this section; parent signature required.

Section B - Applicant will have this section completed by the employer.

Section C - Applicant will have this section completed by their Physician.

Section E - Applicant will have this section completed by the school they currently attend, or in the district where they reside.

Sections D & F - will be completed at the time of the scheduled appointment in the 11/12 Counseling Office (Commons Entrance, off Junction Road). Applicant must bring a copy or original birth certificate, passport or other proof of age (listed in Section D). Applicant must sign in the presence of the Issuing Officer (Section F).

PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with the NJ Dept of Education papers must be completed in their entirety. Incomplete submissions can be rejected by the Dept of Labor. It is the applicant's responsibility to fulfill the requirements of the Certification form. APPLICANTS MAY NOT BEGIN WORK UNTIL THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN PROCESSED.

  • During the school year, appointment times are Monday through Thursday , 9:00 AM- 1:15 PM (when school is in session).
  • Summer hours are Mondays through Thursdays in June thru August, 9:00 AM.-11:00 AM
  • Appointment requests and questions can be emailed to: workingpapers@hcrhs.org

Please email questions to: workingpapers@hcrhs.org