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.
Apply for a child performance licence
The licences are free of charge.