Renfrewshire Council

Licence for children to work in the entertainment industry

How to apply for a licence for children to work in the entertainment industry, who needs to apply, what information and documents you need to provide.

How to apply

You will need to apply online for a licence for a child or children to work in the entertainment industry

The Production Company or Casting Agency must make the initial application. 

All licences' should be applied for 21 days before the performance is due to start.

What documents are required with your licence application

You will need to provide these documents with your licence application:

  • Application form completed by Production Company
  • Application form completed by Parent
  • Copy of child's birth certificate
  • Risk Assessment
  • Passport sized photo
  • School Authorisation

The production company or the parent or carer can do this online with your licence application.

The licence will not be processed unless all of the above documents have been uploaded and completed.

If you have any questions, please contact Children's Services on 0300 300 0170.