Renew your DCA License

When do I need to renew my license?

Approximately three months before your license expires, DCA will mail you a license renewal package. View list of industries Consumer Affairs licenses and their expiration dates (in PDF). You must renew your license before it expires in order to continue operating your business and avoid fines.

How do I submit my renewal application?

Online By Mail or In Person

If you have not linked your account:

  1. Have your Record ID and PIN ready. This information is on your Renewal License Application.
  2. Register an account with the City of New York or Login
  3. After you register/login, enter your Record ID and PIN to link your account to your DCA Records. Note: You need to submit only one Record ID and PIN to link all of your DCA license records.
  4. Select Access My Account from the blue Businesses - DCA box [see screenshot] and follow the instructions to submit your renewal application online.

If you already linked your account:
Login and scroll to the blue Businesses - DCA box to select Access My Account [see screenshot] to submit your renewal application online.

Note: When submitting renewal application online, you must pay with a credit card (i.e., Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card) and it is subject to a 2.49% convenience fee.

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Use the enclosed return envelope to mail in your completed renewal application OR visit one of our two locations:
 
DCA LICENSING CENTER
42 Broadway
New York, NY 10004
Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. | Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

OR

NYC SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT CENTER
90-27 Sutphin Blvd, 4th Floor
Jamaica, NY 11435
Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Note: You can pay by check or money order, payable to NYC Department of Consumer Affairs. Credit cards accepted at the DCA Licensing Center and NYC Small Business Support Center include Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card. Credit card payments are subject to a 2.49% convenience fee.

Important: General Vendors cannot submit their renewals by mail.

 


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