There are special licensing requirements for children who perform and in many cases children should not take part in performances except under the authority of a licence granted by the local authority in whose area the child resides.

Apply for a Child Performance Licence

Download an application form from the Downloads section

To speak to someone in Wolverhampton regarding children in entertainment:

You can find comprehensive information about children in entertainment by visiting www.nncee.org.uk.

Chaperones

The law states that when performing, children should be supervised by their own parent or a registered chaperone.

Download an application form from the Downloads section

Children and part-time work

The Local Authority has a statutory duty to regulate, supervise and enforce legislation for all aspects of the employment of children of school age.

Many children work part-time. It can be a helpful source of extra money and good preparation for the future, but many jobs are illegal without a permit from the Local Authority.

Download an application form from the Downloads section​​​​​​​

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