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Process Server Individual License

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New Application Fees Fees Vary HOW TO APPLY
Application Reviewed Within 2 Weeks AFTER YOU APPLY
Renewal Fees $340 OPERATING & RENEWING
Renewal Cycle 2 Years OPERATING & RENEWING


City Consumer and Worker Protection, Department of

A Process Server Individual License is required for a person who serves, personally or by substitute service, five (5) or more processes in any one- year period. The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) issues this license.

You do not need a Process Server Individual license if:
-You are an attorney admitted to practice in New York State.
-You are an employee of a city, state, or federal department or agency acting within the scope of your employment.

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: Process Server Individual License

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