The Department will allow the following licensees to deactivate their licenses while remaining active in their respective trades:
* Master Plumbers and Master Fire Suppression Piping Contractors should follow the instructions located on the Changes Guide located in the Master Plumber/Master Fire Suppression Piping Contractor Changes section on the Department’s website.
License Deactivations are done by appointment only. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 11:30am. To schedule an appointment please email the Licensing & Exams Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Request a Batch Report to obtain a list of any open jobs, pending violations, opr outstanding penalties. Requests can be submitted by email to email@example.com for Plumbing/Fire Suppression licenses and firstname.lastname@example.org for all other license types.
Following a response on your Batch Request, the licensee must schedule an appointment and go in-person to the Licensing Unit to deactivate the license.
To deactivate your license, you must submit the following in-person:
All documentation must be submitted in-person by the licensee between of 9:00am - 12:45pm to:
NYC Department of Buildings
Licensing & Exams Unit
280 Broadway, 1st Floor
New York, NY 10007