Licenses

June 14, 2018

Due to staff training on Thursday, June 14, 2018, please note modified hours:

  • The Licensing Center at 42 Broadway in Lower Manhattan will open at 8:30 a.m.
  • All public areas at 42 Broadway in Lower Manhattan will close at 10:00 a.m.
  • The Licensing Center at 90-27 Sutphin Boulevard, 4th floor in Jamaica, Queens will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 9:45 a.m.
  • The Small Business Support Center at 90-27 Sutphin Boulevard, 4th floor in Jamaica, Queens will provide non-licensing services from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Licensing Services

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