License Renewal Service Notice - all licenses/registrations expiring during the state of emergency are extended.
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.
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 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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
|General Contractor*||9:00 am to 1:30 pm|
|Filing Representative||9:00 am to 1:30 pm|
|All other Licensing Transactions||9:00 am to 1:30 pm|
* Includes General Contractor Registration, Tracking Number, and Safety Registration transactions
*Note: Window hours are by appointment only.*
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