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Beware of Scams

DEP customers are reminded to safeguard their personal information, including Social Security numbers and banking information. Please keep in mind the following:

  • All DEP field employees and contractors wear uniforms or carry badges (ID Cards) and never ask for payment
  • DEP will never reach out to you for your Social Security Number or banking information
  • If you are ever in doubt, call DEP Customer Service at (718) 595-7000 to speak to one of our representatives

DEP offers customers several safe and secure payment options. More information can be found here.

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NYC Department of Environmental Protection
Public Affairs

59-17 Junction Boulevard
19th Floor
Flushing, NY 11373

(718) 595-6600