Master Rigger License Renewal


To renew your Master Rigger License, you must submit the following documents in person to the Licensing & Exams Unit. License renewals may be submitted Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 12:45 pm. The Licensing & Exams Unit is located at:

NYC Department of Buildings
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007

  • Original, Typewritten LIC2 license application;

  • Completed, Typewritten LIC34 Licensing Supplemental Affidavit (if applicable);

  • Completed Buildings Physical Examination Form (LIC61) signed by a physician;

  • Child Support Certification Form;

  • One (1) 2X2 Current Passport Size Photograph;

  • Proof of Certification of Compliance with substance abuse provisions. The Department will provide a substance abuse policy compliance document for you to complete during your appointment;

  • Typed & notarized letter from the Licensee listing the name, address and telephone number of the laboratory that performed the substance abuse test and a statement giving consent for the laboratory to the release such information to the Department;

  • Completed LIC70 Designation of Rigging/Sign Hanging Foreman Application (LIC70 Instructions). If you do not have any Foreman, submit a notarized letter on company’s letterhead indicating such;

  • Original DOB Designated Rigging Foremen cards;

  • Updated Insurance Certificates;

  • Current/expired DOB Master Rigger License card;

  • $150.00 Renewal Fee Payment; $5.00 per Foreman Card;

  • Licensees must submit an original eight (8) hour refresher course certificate from a Department Approved Course Training Program.

Note: If you received an 'Intent not to Renew' letter, you must submit the required documentation stated in the letter PRIOR to renewal, and you must be cleared to renew before coming to the Licensing Unit to begin the renewal process.

To avoid a $50.00 late fee, renewal applications must be submitted 30-60 days before the expiration date that is indicated on your license card.


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