The Department of Buildings issues licenses and registrations to contractors and people working with our Department and/or within the construction trades in New York City. Learn the standing of a general contractor, licensee or registrant by using our online search tool.

Licensing Unit Information

Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007
(212) 393-2259

Window Hours

General Contractor* 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Filing Representative 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
All other Licensing Transactions 9:00 am to 12:45 pm

* Includes General Contractor registration, Tracking Number and Safety Registration transactions.

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