As of June 12, this requirement has been waived due to COVID-19 and teens do not need a work permit.
According to the Indiana Bureau of Youth Employment:
"Effective March 16, 2020 until further notice:
In conjunction with Governor Holcomb's mandated school closing, the Indiana Department of Labor is suspending enforcement of the requirement for employers to have on-file work permits for minor employees."
For the most recent information, please visit the Indiana Department of Labor's website.