Professional/Inter-Agency Identification Card

Requests for Professional and Inter-Agency ID Cards can be submitted either by mail through priority mail, FedEx, UPS or another trusted delivery service or by drop-off to:

NYC Department of Buildings
Licensing & Exams Unit
ATTN: Exams
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007

If your request is approved, you will receive email notification with an appointment date to obtain your card within 15 business days.


To obtain a Professional/Inter-Agency Identification Card, you must be:

  • At least eighteen (18) years old

  • A Professional Engineer or Registered Architect with New York State


Submit the following documents in person to the address listed above:

  • Typewritten LIC9 application

  • DOB Appointments Registration Form

  • Your original Professional NYS License/Registration Certificate

  • Photo ID (driver's license, learner's permit, state ID, passport, or green card)

  • A typed and notarized letter from your employer on their company's letterhead verifying your employment and authorization to represent the Agency (Inter-Agency Personnel only)


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