License Types

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New License Application Requirement

Operations

  • Initial and Change request applications can be mailed or dropped off to the Licensing Unit. In-person services remain for approved new licensees and plate/seal pick up only. Drop off and in-person service hours are from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm.
  • COVID-19: DOB Response

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

Contact

Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007
(212) 393-2259
licensingdob@buildings.nyc.gov

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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