Newsstand License

New Application Fees: Fees Vary HOW TO APPLY
Renewal Fees: $1,076 OPERATING & RENEWING
Renewal Cycle: 2 Years OPERATING & RENEWING


Consumer Affairs, Department of City
A Newsstand License is required for a business that will operate a stand or booth on a public sidewalk that is not readily removable and is primarily used for the sale of newspapers and periodicals. A newsstand may sell cigarettes, lottery tickets, and prepackaged snacks if the business has obtained the appropriate licenses and permits.

Please note that the information provided is for a newly constructed newsstand. For information about purchasing an existing newsstand, please call 311 and ask to be transferred to DCA with a question about the Newsstand license application.
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NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)
Licensing Center
42 Broadway, Lobby
New York, NY 10004
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Newsstand License

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