New York Licensing Overview for a General Contractor
Licensing for a general contractor in New York is controlled by the New York Department of State’s Division of Licensing Service.
General Guidelines for a General Contractor in New York
Specific requirements to perform general contractor services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.
Who’s allowed to perform these services?
General requirements for a general contractor license?
General Contractors aren’t required to hold a state license in New York, but local governments have their own licensing requirements. Be sure of what they are before you start working.
What’s the state licensing site for a general contractor?
What are some training programs available for a general contractor?
How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?
Renews every 3 years in localities that require licensing.
What are fees associated with licensing?