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IMPORTANT: The period to apply for the pedicab registration plate lottery begins February 18, 2015 and ends March 18, 2015. DCA must receive your completed Pedicab Registration Plate Lottery Application by 5 p.m. on March 18. Learn more

The City of New York has expanded and enhanced the online services available to businesses. Read FAQs – Online Services.

Need a License?
Apply for a DCA license  
Learn about additional licenses/permits you may need  

Already a Licensee?
Register an account with the City today to access your DCA records and submit requests, including:
Renew your DCA license 
Change your address  
Change your name 
Change officer information
Request license replacement

4 easy steps to submit online requests:

  1. Have your Record ID and PIN ready. Click here to request a PIN.
  2. Register an account or Login
  3. After you register/login, enter your Record ID and PIN to link your account to your DCA Records. Note: You need to submit only one Record ID and PIN to link all of your DCA license records.
  4. Select Access My Account from the blue Businesses - DCA box [see screenshot] to submit your request.  

If you already linked your account, click here to login, then scroll to the blue Businesses - DCA box to select Access My Account [see screenshot] to submit request.



Looking for a Form or Sign That You Need?
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Need to Take a License Exam?
Get study guides and educational materials 


Are You Listed as a DCA Licensee?
Search for a Licensee  
NOTE: You will be redirected to a new web page. Scroll to the blue Consumers box to select the link.


Time to Have Your Scales Inspected?
Request a scale inspection 
NOTE: You will be redirected to a web page where you must register/login.

  Looking for the Laws and Rules DCA Enforces?
Know the Law 


Attention: DCA Licensees and Their Employees
According to the Rules of the City of New York, no licensee or his/her employee or agent can purchase, make, wear, display, carry, own, or exhibit any badge or any other insignia that in any way suggests, implies or could lead anyone to believe it confers or represents official or government status, except when required to do so by law or rule.