50-State Construction Licensing Compliance Guide
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New York Construction Licensing

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Licenses are typically required for individuals and businesses that provide construction industry services. This guide contains information about construction industry licensing in New York.

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New York Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

New York Asbestos Handling License

Agency:New York Department of Safety and Health - Asbestos Control Bureau
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for an Asbestos Handling License

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$500

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for an Asbestos Handling License (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$300

Due:

Annually

New York Electrical Contractor License

Not required



Electrical Contracting Company licensure is not required on the State level in New York.

Electrical contractors are licensed at the local level in New York.

New York General Contractor License

Not required



General Contractor Company licensure is not required on the State level in New York.

General Contractors are licensed at the county and city level.

New York Lead Abatement Company License

Not required



Lead Services Company licensure is not required on the State level in New York.

New York does not have a state-issued lead abatement license; instead, these licenses are administered federally by the EPA.

New York Mechanical Contractor License

Not required



Mechanical/HVAC Contractor Company licensure is not required on the State level in New York.

Mechanical contractors are licensed at the local level in New York.

New York Mold Assessment Contractor License

Agency:New York State Department of Labor - Division of Safety and Health
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

Workers compensation coverage: C-105.2, SI-12, GSI-105, U-26.3, CE-200. 

Disability Insurance coverage: DB-120.1, DB-155, CE-200. 

Liability insurance coverage: submit proof that you have $50,000 in liability insrance coverage for claims resulting from your licensed activities and operations. 

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Requirement Notes:

Include the required couments: copy of Mold Assesor Traiing Course Certificate of Completion, copy of DBA for each County in which you do business, copies of proof of insurance, disability insurance coverage, and liability insurance coverage. 

Initial Registration

Form:

Mold Assessment Contractor License Registration Application 

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$150 application fee

Registration Renewal

Form:

Mold Assessment Contractor License Registration Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$150 application fee

Due:

Biennially by date of issuance. 

New York Plumbing Contractor License

Not required



Plumbing Contractor Company licensure is not required on the State level in New York.

Plumbing contractors are licensed at the local level in New York.

Local Construction and Contracting Company Licenses

Buffalo Construction Manager License

More Information:

https://www.buffalony.gov/638/Licenses

Agency:City of Buffalo Permit & Inspection Services (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Buffalo Demolition Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.buffalony.gov/638/Licenses

Agency:City of Buffalo Permit & Inspection Services (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Buffalo General Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.buffalony.gov/513/New-Construction

Agency:City of Buffalo Permit & Inspection Services (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

City of Buffalo Contractor Application

Agency Fee:

Variable, based on type of contractor.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$750

Due:

Annually by September 30.

Buffalo Handyman Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.buffalony.gov/638/Licenses

Agency:City of Buffalo Permit & Inspection Services (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Buffalo Light Commercial Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.buffalony.gov/638/Licenses

Agency:City of Buffalo Permit & Inspection Services (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Buffalo New Housing Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.buffalony.gov/513/New-Construction

Agency:City of Buffalo Permit & Inspection Services - New Construction Division (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Buffalo Specialty Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.buffalony.gov/638/Licenses

Agency:City of Buffalo Permit & Inspection Services (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Buffalo Sub-Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.buffalony.gov/638/Licenses

Agency:City of Buffalo Permit & Inspection Services (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

City of Queensbury Contractor License

Agency:City of Queensbury Building and Codes Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Insurance Requirements:

The Town of Queensbury requires ALL contractors to submit COI/WC documentation.

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Registration Not Required

Not required



"Home Improvement" means repair, maintenance, replacement, remodeling, alteration, conversion, modernization, or addition to any land or building, or that portion thereof, which is used as a private residence or dwelling place for not more than three families, and other improvements to structures or upon land which is adjacent to a dwelling, and shall include, but not be limited to, the installation, construction, replacement, or improvement of driveways, swimming pools, porches, garages, sheds, central heating or air conditioning systems, vacuum cleaning systems, windows and awnings, sandblasting, power washing, waterproofing, floor refinishing, chimney cleaning, interior and/or exterior painting, carpet installation, and gardening/landscaping, when the gardener/landscaper uses his/her own equipment in the conduct of his/her business and uses his/her vehicle to transport such equipment.

 

Who Must Be Licensed?
OCA issues licenses to contractors conducting home improvement business in Nassau County. Home Improvement is a broad term that includes, but is not limited to the following areas of work:

  • air conditioning & heating systems
  • carpentry work
  • ceramic tile & marble installers
  • cesspool builders & cleaners
  • chimney/fireplace builders, repairs, cleaners
  • doors, windows, awnings
  • dry wall contractors
  • fences and railings
  • fire escape stairs & ladders
  • floor installation & refinishing (including sub-floors)
  • garage builders
  • general contractors
  • insulation contractors
  • lawn irrigation contractors
  • masonry work
  • painting contractors
  • paving and driveway seal coating
  • power washers & sandblasters
  • re-glazing/porcelain refinishing
  • retaining wall contractors
  • roofing contractors
  • sewer cleaners
  • siding installation
  • swimming pool (building, installing and maintenance)
  • tree surgery
  • vacuum cleaner central systems
  • waterproofing
  • well drilling

Nassau County Home Improvement Contractor License

More Information:

https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1563/Licensing

Agency:Nassau County Office of Consumer Affairs (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Insurance Requirements:

REQUIRED LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE 

A current/in effect Certificate of Insurance MUST accompany your application with the following information included:  

  1. Producer's name, address, and phone number.
  2. Insured's name and address exactly as the application reads.
  3. Type of insurance shown, Policy number, policy effective, and expiration dates and a full description of the type of work covered under the policy.
  4. Authorized Representative Signature.
  5. Limits of Insurance:
    1. Bodily Injury - $100,000.00/300,000.00
    2. Property Damage - $50,000.00/50,000.00
    3. Combined Limit - $300,000.00 minimum.   
    4. DEDUCTIBLES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE
  6. Certificate Holder :   
    1. Department of Consumer Affairs
      240 Old County Road
      3rd Floor
      Mineola, New York 11501 

Cancellation Notice: A notice shall be sent to this office within 15 days prior to any cancellation, non- renewal, or change in coverage of a license holder's insurance policy.

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Agency Fee:

Nassau County Home Improvement License fees are as follows:

  1. New application for a two (2) year license: $600.
  2. Restitution payment for each new application: $ 50.
  3. Additional location: $100.

THE RESTITUTION PAYMENT MUST BE MADE WITH A SEPARATE CERTIFIED CHECK OR MONEY ORDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $50.00. IT CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH THE $600.00 FEE.

Turnaround:

TWO YEAR LICENSE WILL BE MAILED TO ALL APPLICANTS AFTER THE APPLICATION HAS BEEN APPROVED AND PROCESSED.

Notarize:Required
Penalties:

Working without a license is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $5000 and/or 1 year in jail as well as seizure of vehicles and tools.

Notes:

Notarization: 

If the application is made by an out-of-state individual, partnership or Corporation, you must provide a Certificate of Authority to do business in NY State, have a NY State location as well as an authorized contact person that can be reached in New York.

The following enclosed forms must be completed:

  • APPLICATION form completed and NOTARIZED by an owner or corporation principal.
  • DISCLOSURE: each individual, partner, officer, director, stockholder, manager and salesperson of the business must complete this form and have it NOTARIZED.

Qualifying Individual Notes:

  • You must be 18 years of age or older.
  • You must have 5 years of recent relevant, verifiable experience.
  • You must be able to prove that you are of good moral character and financial responsibility.
  • You must be able to prove that you are the real owner and possess title to the business.
  • You must maintain an actual establishment at a definite location within N.Y.S.
Before you Apply:
  • NY State law requires ALL businesses to have a Federal Employers Identification number, and a NY State Sales Tax number if you collect sales tax. You must list these numbers on your application or it will NOT be accepted.
  • You are required to submit a proper Certificate showing proof of a Lead Course completion
  • You are required to submit the proper Pool Certifications if applicable
Required Attachments:
  • Disclosure: each individual, partner, officer, director, stockholder, manager, and salesperson of the business must complete this form and have it notarized.
  • A Certificate of Insurance, with Nassau County Consumer Affairs as the certificate holder, MUST be provided to show proof of liability coverage. Coverage requirements can be found on a separate sheet.
    • If you subcontract work, you are required to submit a list of the contractors along with proof of their insurance. Please be advised ALL sub-contractors MUST be licensed by this office.
  • A Certificate of Workman's Compensation is required covering all employees (form U26 or 105.2). If you DO NOT have employees, you must submit a Certificate of Attestation Exemption (CE-200) form from the Workman's Compensation Board. The form can be obtained online at www.wcb.state.ny.us or by calling (866) 546-9322. Please verify that you are selecting the correct form for your type of business before filling out and printing
  • Two (2) professional passport (2"x2") photographs, taken within the past 6 months. Photos must be free of any hats and/or sunglasses. Home photos are NOT acceptable. Photos MUST be submitted for:
    • each individual
    • all partners in a partnership
    • all corporate officers, directors, and stockholders (including NY contacts for out-of-state corps)
    • all employees and/or salespersons who have the authority to estimate and/or negotiate a contract.

  • Each of the above must also submit proof of residence. This proof must be a NYS DMV Driver’s License or Non-Driver ID Card AND ONE of the following only: a current utility bill (electric or home telephone), NYS Auto Registration or a copy of a current lease. Please be advised, PO Boxes are NOT acceptable.
  • A copy of a current utility bill or a current lease to show proof of business location, if the business address is different from the home address.
  • A copy of the business phone bill showing the land line business phone number and address must be submitted. Cell phones and toll-free numbers are not permitted for this requirement. Home phones are acceptable as business numbers if you are doing business from your home.
  • All persons are required to state all criminal convictions, including DWI, DWAI and DUI, and provide an official disposition from the applicable court. A complete copy of the court case may be required.
  • Trade Names, Partnerships and Corporations.
    • individuals using their own name or a trade name must present a certified copy of the business certificate on file in the Nassau County Clerk's Office. (ref: Blumberg form # X201)
    • a partnership conducting business, must submit a certified copy of the partnership certificate on file in the Nassau County Clerk's Office. (ref: Blumberg form # X74)
    • a corporation must furnish a copy of the Secretary of State's Filing receipt. The corporation must maintain a bonafide establishment at a definite location within the State of New York. If this is not a
      New York corporation, you must submit a Certificate of Authority to do business in New York State.
    • If your corporation is using a DBA, you must submit an Assumed Name Certificate that has been filed with New York State authorizing you to use the name in Nassau County.
    • All corporations must furnish the original and current corporate structure naming all principals, officers, directors and stockholders including all minutes showing changes made to the corporate
      structure.
    • NOTE: If the Corporation was formed more than 3 years ago, you must also submit a Certificate of Good Standing issued by the New York State Bureau of Corporations. (518) 473-2492.
Bond Amount:

Under certain circumstances, you MAY be required to provide a bond conditioned upon the assurance that you will comply with the law.

Registration Renewal

New York City General Contractor Registration

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Contractors Program (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Financial Requirements:

The last three consecutive business bank statements for your company, each showing an ending balance of $25,000 or a notarized letter from your company’s bank stating your company has had a balance of at least $25,000 for the past three months. Online print outs of bank statements must be stamped by the bank.

Insurance Requirements:
  • General Liability - Each occurrence: $1.000.000
  • Worker’s Compensation Insurance (one of the following)
    • U26.3 – Certificate of Worker's Compensation Ins (NYS Insurance Fund only)
    • C105.2 (09/17) – Certificate of Worker's Compensation Insurance
    • GSI 105.2 (02/02) – Certificate of Participation in Worker's Compensation
  • Disability Insurance Certificate
    • Must include the EIN and policy  number

The Certificate Holder box must read:
New York City Department of Buildings
Attn: Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway
New York, NY 10007

Notes:

Once your application has been deemed qualified, please send an email to LicensingAppointments@buildings.nyc.gov to request an appointment in order to obtain your license card. Your email must include your license type and a PDF scan of your approval letter. You should receive a reply within 15 business days.

Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

LIC6: General Contractor Registration Form

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$300 registration fee + $330 background investigation fee.

Original Ink:Required
Notarize:Required
Notes:

All documentation must be original.

Registration Renewal

Form:

LIC6: General Contractor Registration Form (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$240

Due:

Triennially

Original Ink:Required
Notarize:Required

New York City Home Improvement Contractor License

More Information:

http://www1.nyc.gov/site/dca/businesses/license-checklist-home-improvement-contractor.page

Agency:City of New York Business Assistance - Licenses, Permits & Inspections (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Rochester Elevator Inspection Company License

More Information:

http://www.cityofrochester.gov/licensedtrades/

Agency:City of Rochester Elevator Examining Board (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Rochester Elevator Installer License

More Information:

http://www.cityofrochester.gov/licensedtrades/

Agency:City of Rochester Elevator Examining Board (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Suffolk County Home Improvement Contractor License

Agency:Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing & Consumer Affairs (NY)
Law:

HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTING

Excluding work in the electrical and plumbing fields, any repair, remodeling, alteration, conversion, modernization, home raising or home elevating services, improvement or addition to residential property, and includes but is not limited to painting of residential structures; carpentry; fencing; driveways; exterminating; flooring; ductwork for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems; masonry; roofing; siding; the construction, installation and/or servicing of swimming pools and portable and permanent spas; and waterproofing; as well as other improvements to structures or upon land which are part of residential property, including landscaping and arboriculture, which as used herein shall mean tree sprayers, tree pruners, tree stump removers and all other tree services; but shall not include the construction of a new home or work done by a contractor in compliance with a guaranty of completion on new residential property or the sale of goods by a seller who neither arranges to perform nor performs, directly or indirectly, any work or labor in connection with the installation of or application of the goods or improvements to residences owned by or controlled by any government subdivision.[Amended 5-10-1983 by L.L. No. 10-1983; 9-22-1987 by L.L. No. 38-1987; 10-23-1990 by L.L. No. 37-1990; 12-15-1998 by L.L. No. 2-1999; 3-6-2007 by L.L. No. 6-2007; 6-4-2013 by L.L. No. 27-2013; 7-30-2013 by L.L. No. 36-2013]

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Insurance Requirements:
  • Certificate of Liability refelcting the business name and promery damage insurance in the minimum amount of $5000,000 combined single unit. 
    • General Liability:
      • Bodily injury combined single limit $5000,000 minimum per occurence
    • Property Damage:
      • $50,000 each occurence and aggregate
  • The certificate holder must be the Suffolk County Department of Labor, LIcensing and Consumer Affairs, PO Box 6100, Hauppauge, NY 11788
  • Certificate of Worker's Compensation 
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set
Qualifying Individual Requirements:
  • Must pass the written examination of the content of Suffolk County Code Chapter 563
  • Must pass the written examination of the New York State General Business Law exam
  • If you are in the chimney industry, additional questions pertaining to the chimney sweep profession will be part of this
  • If you fail the test, you may take it a second time without charge within 90 days. If the test is failed a second time, a new application and new application fee are required. 

Initial Registration

Form:

Email consumer.affairs@suffolkcountyny.gov to recieve application and exam study guide

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$200 application fee, plus $400 license fee, plus $100 restitution fund

Notes:

Qualifier Details: 

  • Qualifier must be a member or officer of the organization 
  • Provide date of birth, social security number, home address, phone number, and email
  • List of all businesses - current and present - you own or serve as an officer for and the status of each business
  • Confirmation of whether or not you are part of a union
  • Description of work experience 
  • Applicant background information (discipline, legal, and conflicts of interest)
Before you Apply:
  • Banking information
  • Federal tax ID number
  • Worker's Compensation number
  • NYS Sales Tax Registration number
  • Names and addresses of all subcontractors
  • List of all principal officers of the organization
    • List of all four corporate positions: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer
    • List of all LLC members
  • List of all current officers or partners who are now or were principal officers in any other companies engaged in the home improvement field in the last five years
  • Names and home addresses of all salespersons currently employed by the firm who are actively engaged in Suffolk County
Required Attachments:
  • Current passport-size photo
  • Copy of NY state incorporation or foreign qualification receipt
  • Copy of the Suffolk County DBA certificate (if applicable) 
  • List of LLC members and managers or list of corporate officers (notarized or original only)
  • Copy of the NYS driver's license or NYSDMV non-driver photo ID
  • NYS Environmental Conservation Certification proof if using regulated chemicals or pesticides
  • Applicant background form and detailed explanations as necessary
  • Certificate of course completion of Suffolk County Nitrogen Fertilizer Turf Management if applicable
  • Certificate of Insurance
  • Certificate of New York worker's compensation or exemption
  • Copies of all other licenses
  • Affirmation of information (page 5 of the application)
  • Optional designation of business profile

Registration Renewal

Form:

Email consumer.affairs@suffolkcountyny.gov to receive application 

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$400 renewal fee, $100 restitution fund

Suffolk County Restricted Electric Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/ConsumerAffairs/LicensingEnforcement.aspx

Agency:Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing & Consumer Affairs (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Suffolk County License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$200

Registration Renewal

Form:

Suffolk County License Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Due:

Annually

Suffolk County Restricted Plumbing Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/ConsumerAffairs/LicensingEnforcement.aspx

Agency:Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing & Consumer Affairs (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Suffolk County License Application

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$200

Registration Renewal

Form:

Suffolk County License Application (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Due:

Annually

Suffolk County Sign Hanging Contractor License

More Information:

http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/ConsumerAffairs/LicensingEnforcement.aspx

Agency:Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing & Consumer Affairs (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Individual Licenses

New York Individual Construction and Contracting Licenses

New York Asbestos Air Sampling Technician Certificate

Agency:New York Department of Safety and Health - Asbestos Control Bureau
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certificate Application

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by the end of the birth month of the certificate holder.

Notes:

Renewal applications will be sent approximately 2 months prior to expiration.

New York Asbestos Handler Certificate

Agency:New York Department of Safety and Health - Asbestos Control Bureau
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certificate Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the end of the birth month of the certificate holder.

Notes:

Renewal applications will be sent approximately 2 months prior to expiration.

New York Asbestos Inspector Certificate

Agency:New York Department of Safety and Health - Asbestos Control Bureau
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certificate Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by the end of the birth month of the certificate holder.

Notes:

Renewal applications will be sent approximately 2 months prior to expiration.

New York Asbestos Management Planner Certificate

Agency:New York Department of Safety and Health - Asbestos Control Bureau
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certificate Application

Agency Fee:

$150

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Annually by the end of the birth month of the certificate holder.

Notes:

Renewal applications will be sent approximately 2 months prior to expiration.

New York Asbestos Operations & Maintenance Certificate

Agency:New York Department of Safety and Health - Asbestos Control Bureau
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certificate Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the end of the birth month of the certificate holder.

Notes:

Renewal applications will be sent approximately 2 months prior to expiration.

New York Asbestos Project Designer Certificate

Agency:New York Department of Safety and Health - Asbestos Control Bureau
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certificate Application

Agency Fee:

$150

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Annually by the end of the birth month of the certificate holder.

Notes:

Renewal applications will be sent approximately 2 months prior to expiration.

New York Asbestos Project Monitor Certificate

Agency:New York Department of Safety and Health - Asbestos Control Bureau
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certificate Application

Agency Fee:

$150

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Annually by the end of the birth month of the certificate holder.

Notes:

Renewal applications will be sent approximately 2 months prior to expiration.

New York Asbestos Restricted Allied Trades Certificate

Agency:New York Department of Safety and Health - Asbestos Control Bureau
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certificate Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the end of the birth month of the certificate holder.

Notes:

Renewal applications will be sent approximately 2 months prior to expiration.

New York Asbestos Supervisor Certificate

Agency:New York Department of Safety and Health - Asbestos Control Bureau
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Asbestos Certificate Application

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Agency Fee:

$75

Due:

Annually by the end of the birth month of the certificate holder.

Notes:

Renewal applications will be sent approximately 2 months prior to expiration.

New York Blaster's Certificate of Competence

Agency:New York State Department of Labor - Division of Safety and Health
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for a Blaster?s Certificate of Competence

Agency Fee:

$150

Notes:

Fingerprinting is a requirement with this application and must be completed and paid for by an independent NY state location.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for a Blaster?s Certificate of Competence

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Triennially by December 31.

New York Crane Operator's Certificate of Competence

Agency:New York State Department of Labor - Division of Safety and Health
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Crane Operator's Certificate of Competence Renewal

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Triennially by December 31.

New York Explosives Dealer/Manufacturer License

Agency:New York State Department of Labor - Division of Safety and Health
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Explosives Dealer/Manufacturer License

Agency Fee:

$100

Notes:

Fingerprinting is a requirement with this application and must be completed and paid for by an independent NY state location.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Explosives Dealer/Manufacturer License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by December 31.

New York Explosives Purchase/Own/Possess/Transport License

Agency:New York State Department of Labor - Division of Safety and Health
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Explosives Purchase/Own/Possess/Transport License

Agency Fee:

$50

Notes:

Fingerprinting is a requirement with this application and must be completed and paid for by an independent NY state location.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Explosives Purchase/Own/Possess/Transport License Renewal

Agency Fee:

$50 plus a fingerprinting fee of $91.50 plus a vendor fee of approximately $11.00 to $12.00 (All prices are subject to change. Check with the vendor for the current charge.)

Due:

Annually by December 31.

New York Lead Abatement Individual License

Not required



Lead Services Individual licensure is not required on the State level in New York.

New York does not have a state-issued lead abatement license; instead, these licenses are administered federally by the EPA.

New York Pyrotechnician Certificate of Competence

Agency:New York State Department of Labor - Division of Safety and Health
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Pyrotechnician Certificate of Competence

Agency Fee:

$150

Notes:

Fingerprinting is a requirement with this application and must be completed and paid for by an independent NY state location.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Pyrotechnician Certificate of Competence Renewal

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Local Construction and Contracting Individual Licenses

Buffalo Journeyman Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.buffalony.gov/530/Plumbing

Agency:City of Buffalo Permit & Inspection Services - Plumbing Inspections Office (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Buffalo Master Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.buffalony.gov/530/Plumbing

Agency:City of Buffalo Permit & Inspection Services - Plumbing Inspections Office (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Concrete Safety Manager Registration

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Construction Superintendent Registration

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Elevator Director/Inspector License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City High-Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Hoisting Machine Operator License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Journeyman Fire Suppression Piping Contractor License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/master-plumbers-master-fire-suppression-piping-contractor.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Journeyman Plumber License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/master-plumbers-master-fire-suppression-piping-contractor.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Master Electrician License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/master-electricians.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Master Fire Suppression Piping Contractor License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/master-plumbers-master-fire-suppression-piping-contractor.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Master Plumber License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/master-plumbers-master-fire-suppression-piping-contractor.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Master Rigger License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Master Sign Hanger License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Oil Burning Equipment Installer License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Site Safety Manager/Coordinator License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Special Electrician License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/master-electricians.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Special Rigger License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Special Sign Hanger License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Tower Crane Rigger License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

New York City Welder License

More Information:

https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/industry/applications-forms.page

Agency:New York City Department of Buildings - Skilled Trades Department (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Rochester Elevator Inspector License

More Information:

http://www.cityofrochester.gov/licensedtrades/

Agency:City of Rochester Elevator Examining Board (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Rochester Elevator Limited Mechanic License

More Information:

http://www.cityofrochester.gov/licensedtrades/

Agency:City of Rochester Elevator Examining Board (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Rochester Elevator Mechanic License

More Information:

http://www.cityofrochester.gov/licensedtrades/

Agency:City of Rochester Elevator Examining Board (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Rochester Master Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.cityofrochester.gov/licensedtrades/

Agency:City of Rochester Electrical Examining Board (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Rochester Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.cityofrochester.gov/licensedtrades/

Agency:City of Rochester Electrical Examining Board (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Rochester Single Phase Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.cityofrochester.gov/licensedtrades/

Agency:City of Rochester Electrical Examining Board (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Suffolk County Master Electrician License

More Information:

http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/ConsumerAffairs/LicensingEnforcement.aspx

Agency:Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing & Consumer Affairs (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

Suffolk County Master Plumber License

More Information:

http://www.suffolkcountyny.gov/Departments/ConsumerAffairs/LicensingEnforcement.aspx

Agency:Suffolk County Department of Labor, Licensing & Consumer Affairs (NY)
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Not Set
Exam Required?Not Set
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?Not Set

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