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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.

Contact the Licensing Unit at:

NYC Department of Buildings
Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007
Hotline Number: (212) 393-2259

Window Hours
General Contractor* 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Filing Representative 1:30 pm 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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