New York City Police Department

Permits | Parades
Requirements

A permit is required to conduct a procession, parade or race within the City of New York and must be obtained from the Police Commissioner.

Download: Parade Permit

The following instructions are provided for the completion of a parade permit application:
  1. Complete all captions and abide by all notes on application

  2. Prepare three (3) copies of application with original signatures, ONE COPY MUST BE NOTARIZED.

  3. Forward completed application to:
    • NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
      OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATION REVIEW SECTION
      300 Gold Street,   Room 305
      BROOKLYN, N. Y. 11201
      ATTENTION: PARADE SECTION

  4. For inquires regarding the application process, call (718 834-3390) Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.