Check License Status

NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP)—formerly the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)—licenses more than 51,000 businesses in more than 40 different industries. Use our Check a DCA License service to see if an individual or business holds a DCWP license.

Note: You will be redirected to a new web page. Please scroll to the Consumers section to check if a business has a license. You do NOT need to register for an account with the City of New York to check a license.

Sidewalk Café Map

DCWP created an online map that allows you to find existing sidewalk café locations near you and see the details about the café. Go to the map.

Information about Sidewalk Cafés