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Special Rigger License Renewal

To renew your Special Rigger License, you must submit the following documents in person to the Licensing & Exams Unit. License renewals may be submitted Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Licensing & Exams Unit
NYC Department of Buildings
280 Broadway, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10007

  • Original, Typewritten LIC2 License Application

  • Completed, Typewritten LIC34 Licensing Supplemental Affidavit (if applicable)

  • Completed Buildings Physical Examination Form (LIC61) signed by a physician or a current signed Department of Transportation Medical Examiner's Certificate

  • One (1) 2X2 Current Passport Size Photograph

  • Proof of Certification of Compliance with substance abuse provisions. The Department will provide a substance abuse policy compliance document for you to complete during your appointment

  • Typed & notarized letter from the licensee listing the name, address and telephone number of the laboratory that performed the substance abuse test and a statement giving consent for the laboratory to the release such information to the Department

  • Notarized letter on company’s letterhead, bearing the corporate seal, listing all designated foremen information (name, home address, telephone number) and a statement attesting that they meet the qualifications as per Rule 9. If you do not have any foreman upon license renewal, a notarized and sealed letter on company’s letterhead must be submitted indicating such.

  • Original Designated Rigging Foremen Certificates

  • Updated Insurance Certificates (General Liability, Worker’s Compensation & Disability)

  • Current license card which must be exchanged in order to receive your new license card

  • $75 Renewal Fee Payment; $5 per Foreman Card

To avoid a $50 late fee, renewal applications must be submitted 30-60 days before the expiration date that is indicated on your license card.

Printable Checklist (PDF)

Important Links:
LIC2 Application & Instructions
LIC34 License Affidavit
Rigger License Information