Child performance licence

Apply for a child performance licence (Lincolnshire County Council website)

By law, all children under the age of 16 must have a licence to:

  • perform on stage
  • perform in a television production, film, commercial or modelling work
  • take part in paid sport

They will also need to:

  • be paid
  • be absent from school
  • perform for more than four days

All children must be accompanied by a parent, carer or someone with a chaperone licence.