The State of New York requires that all child
performers under 18 years of age who either reside
in the state of New York or work in the state of New
York obtain a television work permit and UTMA/UGMA
Temporary 15 Day Work Permit can be obtained on-line
for the child's FIRST job only. Parents must
read and follow the directions carefully on how to
obtain a 12 month work permit. 12 month
permits must be renewed in the mail or your child
will not be allowed to work if he/she books another
job. It is your sole responsibility to keep
the permits current.
UTMA stands for THE UNIFORM TRANSFERS TO MINORS ACT.
UGMA stands for THE UNIFORM GIFTS TO MINORS ACT.
Any bank can open these types of accounts for your
child. Or you can open a Blocked Trust account
at the following places:
ACTORS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION: (http://actorsfcu.com)
CALL (212) 869-8926 AND ASK FOR MEMBER SERVICES.
information on obtaining a work permit in the state
of California please visit http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/DLSE-CL.htm.
NOTE: CA permits are only required for jobs that
film in CA. Do not obtain this permit until you have
booked a CA job.