How to Get a Work Permit in Nevada

Getting a work permit in Nevada is much easier than most teens think, but the entire process can be pretty confusing if you've never done it before. Because of this, we've created this page which outlines everything you need to know about getting a work permit in Nevada.  If you're under the age of 16, a work permit is required to work part-time at any company, so follow what we've outlined here and you can get a job in no time.

Minimum Working Age in Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada, has more hotel rooms than anywhere else on earth. All of those hotels and the surrounding restaurants and retail shops add up to a lot of opportunity for employment in the area. In Nevada, minors aged 14 and up are able to seek employment. Those who are interested in working merely need to find a job; no work permit is needed for minors residing in the state. As the federal government does not require work permits, minors living in Nevada do not have to obtain one prior to seeking work. Though there is no requirement for a work permit, employers have to follow teen labor laws; click here for more information on teen labor laws in Nevada.

Applying For a Work Permit in Nevada

There is no requirement for a minor to obtain a work permit in the state of Nevada in order for the minor to begin work.

Transferring Work Permits in Nevada

As the state of Nevada does not require work permits, this is not applicable.

Employer Responsibility With Work Permits in Nevada

In Nevada, employers do not have to obtain work permits from those that they hire who are under the age of 18, however, they must follow teen labor laws as noted above.