How to Contact Us

To obtain a license application and general information for a profession:

  • Voice: 518-474-3817
  • Email:
  • Fax: 518-474-1449
  • Write: Office of the Professions, State Education Building - 2nd Floor, Albany, NY 12234

To obtain a registration renewal application for a profession:

  • Voice: 518-474-3817, ext. 410
  • Email:
  • Fax: 518-474-3004
  • Write: Office of the Professions, Registration Unit, State Education Building - 2nd Floor, Albany, NY 12234

To file a complaint against a licensee:

To contact a Board Office:

For questions concerning the practice of a specific profession. Unless otherwise noted, written addresses follow the format: State Board for ---, State Education Building - 2nd floor, Albany, NY 12234

Occupations not regulated by the Office of the Professions:

  • For information regarding certification of teachers and school administrators:
  • To find out if a lawyer is admitted to practice in New York State:
  • For occupations such as real estate, cosmetology, barbering, or notary public:
    • Web: NYS Department of State External Link Icon
    • Call: 518-474-4429
    • Write: Department of State, Division of Licensing Services, PO Box 22001, Albany, NY 12201-2001
  • For other occupations, trades, or professions not noted here:
    • Call: New York State Operator, 518-474-2121
Last Updated: November 18, 2014