Changes to: Private Elevator Inspection Agency, Director, Co-Director, Inspector License


Business Requirements

  • Filing Receipt or Certificate of Good Standing from the New York State Department of State (required for all new business that are not registered with the Department)
  • If any amendments have been made to the business you must submit the original filing receipt with the filing receipt for the amendments
  • Certificate of Incorporation (for Corporations) or Articles of Organization (for LLCs) (required for all new business that are not registered with the Department)
  • If any amendments have been made to the business you must submit the original Certificate of Incorporation/Articles of Organization with the Certificate of Amendment for the changes made to the business
  • These documents must be certified by the New York State Department of State
  • Insurance Certificates – required for all new businesses not registered with the Department, or in the event that a registered business’ insurance is not up to date
  • Current Department of Buildings License card
  • Business telephone bill at the approved business address
  • If the phone service for your business is Voice Over IP (Time Warner/Spectrum, Fios, Cablevision), or a non-traditional phone service (landline) you must submit a utility bill (electricity, gas, water) in addition to the phone bill
  • New businesses that are not registered with the Department must submit a LIC33 application for address approval before submitting for a change of business
  • $50.00 Reissuance Fee

NOTE: If a Private Elevator Inspection Agency Director is stepping down, the elevator agency must appoint a new Director in order to conduct inspections.  The notarized letter from the current Director and their card must be returned before a new Director will be appointed.


Required Documentation

To make changes to your Private Elevator Inspection Agency Director, Co-Director, or Inspector License, the following documentation is required:

Elevator Directors

  • Original, typewritten LIC2 Application
  • A notarized affidavit on company letterhead from the President of the previous company stating that you will no longer be the Elevator Director for the company
  • A notarized affidavit on company letterhead from the President of the new company stating that you will be the new Elevator Director for the company


Elevator Co-Directors and Inspectors

  • Original, typewritten LIC2 Application
  • A notarized affidavit on company letterhead from the President or Elevator Director of the previous company stating that you will no longer be the Elevator Co-Director or Inspector for the company
  • A notarized affidavit on company letterhead from the President or Elevator Director of the new company stating that you will be the new Elevator Co-Director or Inspector for the company

Submitting Your Documents

To make changes to your Private Elevator Inspection Agency Director, Co-Director, or Inspector License, you must submit documentation by mail or drop-off to the Department’s Licensing & Exams Unit located at:

New York City Department of Buildings
Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007


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