Industrial Laundry License

New Application Fees: Fees Vary HOW TO APPLY
Application Reviewed Within: 2 Weeks AFTER YOU APPLY
Renewal Fees: Fees Vary OPERATING & RENEWING
Renewal Cycle: 2 Years OPERATING & RENEWING


Consumer Affairs, Department of City
A business must have an Industrial Laundry license if it provides laundry services to commercial clients, including hotels, hospitals, restaurants, gyms, and retail laundries OR maintains or operates a laundry services facility in connection with any commercial institution, including a hotel, restaurant, or gym. The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) issues this license. “Laundry services” means washing, drying, starching, or ironing laundry for a fee. “Laundry services” does not include dry cleaning.

The following do NOT need an Industrial Laundry license:
  • Laundry facilities of any hospital AND
  • Laundry facilities of any residence intended for use exclusively by the owners, tenants, or occupants of the residence

Next: Apply

NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP)
Licensing Center
42 Broadway, Lobby
New York, NY 10004
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Industrial Laundry License

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