New York County Business License Search (New York)

Perform a free New York County, NY public business license search, including business registries, entity searches, permit searches, and business lookups.


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NYC Consumer Affairs Online Payments https://a858-elpaca.nyc.gov/CitizenAccess/ Search NYC Consumer Affairs login for applications, payments, and requests, including business-related applications, payments, and requests.

New York City Department of Buildings Business License Search http://a810-bisweb.nyc.gov/bisweb/LicenseTypeServlet Search New York City Department of Buildings' general contractor and registrant search by last name, business name and zip code.

New York County Business License Search https://www.dos.ny.gov/corps/bus_entity_search.html Search New York County, New York business licenses, applications by license number, business name, address, or issuance number.

Find New York County Business Licenses

A New York County Business License Search allows the public to look up public business licenses in New York County, New York. Business licenses include information about the type of business, ownership, and contact information. Business license records are kept by federal, New York State, New York County, and local government offices. They are most often managed by the NY Secretary of State, the Department of Commerce, Department of Corporations, or County Clerk's Office.

Learn about Business Licenses, including:
  • Where to search for Business Licenses online
  • What requirements are for starting a business
  • How to apply for a New York County Business License
  • How to see if a business is legitimate
  • How to find New York County business ownership information