License Types

COVID-19 Update: See the March 2020 Service Notice for information about temporary drop-off procedures for licensing applications and renewals. The requirement to submit renewal applications between 30 and 60 days prior to the license expiration date has not changed.

The Department issues licenses and registrations to individuals working with our Department and/or within the construction trades in New York City. Learn the standing of Design Professionals, Skilled Trades, or Registrants by using our online search tool

License or Registration


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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