You can ask to reschedule your hearing once. There are several ways you can reschedule your first hearing date. To reschedule your hearing date, you will need to submit a request to the OATH Hearings Division. You have up until the date of the hearing for OATH to receive your request for a reschedule. If the Hearings Division grants your request, you will be notified of the new hearing date by mail. You may make one reschedule request for each summons. All additional requests must be made in person, before an OATH Hearing Officer at the time of the scheduled hearing.
Online - The easiest way is to submit this electronic request form
By phone - Please call 844-OATH-NYC (844-628-4692) to speak to a clerk in the OATH Hearings Division.
By mail - To request to reschedule the case by mail, print the below Reschedule Request Form and send it to the address listed on the top of the form. The form must be received by OATH prior to the scheduled hearing.
Reschedule Request Form (Spanish) (Arabic) (Bengali) (Chinese) (French-Creole) (Korean) (Russian) (Urdu)
Enforcement Agency's Request For A New Hearing Date
In person - You can request to reschedule by coming to any OATH hearing location listed on your summons.
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NEW! Extended Hours in Brooklyn:
Beginning on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 through Tuesday, January 30, 2018, OATH is offering extended hours for summonses that do not require that the issuing agency be present. Nearly all summonses issued by the NYPD, Parks Department, Sanitation Department and Health Department, among others will be eligible for in-person hearings and in some cases, community service. You can contact the Clerk’s Office if you would like to find out if your summons is able to be heard at the Brooklyn Hearing Office location during our extended hours.
Extended Hours at 9 Bond Street, 6th Floor:
Tuesdays - The Brooklyn Hearing Office will be open until 8:00 pm for hearings, admits and payments and/or community service (if, community service is an option in your case). Please arrive no later than 6:30 pm if you are walking in for a hearing or community service. Due to holidays, there will be no extended hours on November 7 and December 26, 2017.
Saturdays - The Brooklyn Hearing Office will be open from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm for hearings, admits and payments and/or community service (if, community service is an option in your case). Please arrive no later than 12:30 pm if you are walking in for a hearing and/or community service. Due to holidays, the office will not be open on November 11, November 25, December 23 and December 30.