UPDATE: New License Application Requirement
Operations Update – 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 – 4:00 pm.
License Renewal Applications Service Notice - applications to renew a license/registration are required to be submitted online at www.nyc.gov/dobnow. See the Licensing Renewal Application User Guide for step-by-step directions.
Contact the Licensing & Exams Unit at:
NYC Department of Buildings
Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007
Hotline Number: (212) 393-2259
DOB NOW: Licensing (for Gas Work Qualifications, Journeyman registrations and Welder licenses)