Consumer Publications & Information


All Licensed Occupations

Occupational Licensure in New York: An Overview (pdf)


Apartment Information Vendors and Apartment Sharing Agents

Legal Memorandum LI05 – Apartment Hunting


Appearance Enhancement
(Cosmetologists, Estheticians, Nail Specialists, Natural Hair Stylists and Waxing Practitioners)

• Consumer Guide to Beauty Salons and Spas
A Guide for Consumers to identify safe practices when interacting with New York State beauty salons and spas.

    (English version pdf)     (Spanish version pdf)

Hair Product Hazard Alert (Consumer) (5/18/11) (pdf)

Hair Product Hazard Alert (Owner/Worker) (5/18/11) (pdf)


Firms that Install, Service or Maintain Security or Fire Alarm Systems

Business of Installing, Servicing, or Maintaining Security or Fire Alarm Systems Consumer Brochure (pdf)


Hearing Aid Dispensers

Consumer Guide for Purchasing Hearing Aids (pdf)

A Consumer’s Guide to Hearing Aids (pdf)


Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons

Real Estate Commissions

A Guide to Professional Conduct - New York State Real Estate Board (pdf)

• Know Your Rights -- Looking to buy, sell or rent property in New York State?
    (English version pdf)     (Spanish version pdf)

eAccessNY – Occupational Licensing Management System for Real Estate Professionals (pdf)