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Tower/Climber Crane Rigger License Renewal

Step 1: Licensees can pay their renewal fees with our secure online payment portal at After your online payment is processed, you will receive a confirmation email from; the subject will be Department of Buildings Payment Confirmation.

Step 2: To complete the renewal process, you must mail your application and supporting documents to:

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)

  • One (1) 2X2 current passport size photograph

  • Completed Child Support Certification form

  • Updated Insurance Certificates (general liability, workers’ compensation & disability)

  • Copy of a Department-approved 8-Hour Climber/Tower Crane Rigger Course certificate (course must have been taken within three (3) years prior to renewal)

  • Current license card

  • DOB Physical Examination Form LIC61 signed by a physician or a current signed Department of Transportation Medical Examiner’s Certificate

  • Notarized letter from the licensee that includes the physician’s/laboratory’s name, address, phone number and your consent to release the results of a substance abuse test conducted on the licensee, to the Department upon request

  • Copy of confirmation e-mail for online payment


  • $50 payment fee (check or money order only) – if paying by check, make sure to include your address

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
Tower/Climber Crane Rigger License Information