Fees & Terms of Licensure/Registration

NOTE: All fees are non-refundable and should be made payable to NYS Department of State unless otherwise noted. The $10 fee is not required if a name change is the result of a change in marital status.


Apartment Information Vendor and Apartment Sharing Agent: (License)

$400 - Initial Application

$250 - Renewal

$250 - Branch Office

$20 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

Term of licensure is one year beginning November 1 and ending October 31 of the next year. Note: If you apply within the one year cycle, your license will expire on October 31st.


Appearance Enhancement:


1. Cosmetology: (License)

Operator:

$40 - Initial Application

$40 - Renewal

$15 - Written Exam

$15 - Practical Exam

$10 - Six month temporary license

$10 - Six month temporary license renewal

Note: If applying for an initial application and a temporary license, you may combine the fees and remit one $50 application fee.

$10 - Late Renewal Penalty

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is four years.

Business/Area Renter:

$60 - Initial Application

$60 - Renewal

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is four years.


2. Esthetician (License)

Operator:

$40 - Initial Application

$40 - Renewal

$15 - Written Exam Fee

$15 - Practical Exam Fee

$10 - Six month temporary license

$10 - Six month temporary license renewal

Note: If applying for an initial application and a temporary license, you may combine the fees and remit one $50 application fee.

$10 - Late Renewal Penalty

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is four years.

Business/Area Renter:

$60 - Initial Application

$60 - Renewal

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is four years.


3. Nail Specialty (License)

Operator:

$40 - Initial Application

$40 - Renewal

$15 - Written Exam

$15 - Practical Exam

$10 - Six month temporary license

$10 - Six month temporary license renewal

Note: If applying for an initial application and a temporary license, you may combine the fees and remit one $50 application fee.

$10 - Late Renewal Penalty

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is four years

Business:

$60 - Initial Application

$60 - Renewal

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is four years


4. Natural Hair Styling (License)

Operator:

$40 - Initial Application

$40 - Renewal

$15 - Written Exam

$15 - Practical Exam

$10 - Six month temporary license

$10 - Six month temporary license renewal

Note: If applying for an initial application and a temporary license, you may combine the fees and remit one $50 application fee.

$10 - Late Renewal Penalty

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is four years

Business/Area Renter:

$60 - Initial Application

$60 - Renewal

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is four years.


5. Waxing (License)

Operator:

$40 - Initial Application

$40 - Renewal

$10 - Late Renewal Penalty

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

$15 - Written Exam

$10 - Six month temporary license

Note: If applying for an initial application and a temporary license, you may combine the fees and remit one $50 application fee.

Term of licensure is four years.

Business/Area Renter:

$60 - Initial Application

$60 - Renewal

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is four years.


Armored Car Carrier: (License)

$300 - Initial Application

$300 - Renewal

$84.95 - Fingerprinting Fee (payable to MorphoTrust USA)

$25.00 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$25.00 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is three years


Armored Car Guard (Registration)

$50 - Initial Application

$50 - Renewal

$84.95 - Fingerprinting Fee (payable to MorphoTrust USA)

$25.00 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$25.00 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of registration is two years


Athlete Agent (Registration)

$100 - Initial Application

$50 - Renewal

$25.00 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$25.00 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of registration is two years


Bail Enforcement Agent (Bounty Hunter): (License)

Individual:

$400 - Initial Application

$400 - Branch Office Application

$400 - Renewal

Corporate or Business:

$500 - Initial Application

$500 - Branch Office Application

$500 - Renewal

$84.95 - Fingerprinting Fee, Support Staff/Employee Statement
(payable to MorphoTrust USA)

$100 - Late Renewal Penalty

$150 - Change of Status

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is two years


Barber: (License)

$40 - Initial Application

$40 - Renewal

$15 - Practical Exam

$10 - Late Renewal Penalty

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is four years.

Shop Owner/Area Renter:

$60 - Initial Application

$60 - Renewal

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is four years.

Barber Apprentice:

$20 - Initial Application

$0 - Change of Personal Name

$10 - Change of Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of registration is four years.


Bedding: (Registration)

Manufacturer of "New Bedding":

$150 - Initial Application

$150 - Renewal

Manufacturer, Repairer-Renovator, or Rebuilder of "Used Bedding":

$150 - Initial Application

$150 - Renewal

Retailer/Wholesaler of "Used Bedding":

$100 - Initial Application

$100 - Renewal

A separate registration will be issued for each category applied for.

$25.00 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$25.00 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of registration is one year


Central Dispatch: (Registration)

$200 - Initial Application

$200 - Renewal

$25 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$25 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of registration is one year beginning September 21st

Note: If you apply within the one year cycle, your license will expire on September 21st


Coin Processor: (License)

$300 - Initial Application

$300 - Renewal

$84.95 - Fingerprinting Fee (payable to MorphoTrust USA)

$25 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$25 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is two years


Document Destruction Contractor: (Registration)

$50 - Initial Application

$50 - Branch Office Application

$50 - Renewal

$84.95 - Fingerprinting Fee (payable to MorphoTrust USA)

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of registrations is two years


Durable Juvenile Product Manufacturer: (registration)

$25 - Initial Application

$25 - Renewal Application

$25 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$25 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of registration is two years

 


Hearing Aid Dispenser: (Registration)

$150 - Initial Application

$100 - Renewal

$50 - Initial Written and Practical Exams

$50 - Subsequent Exams

$25 - Notice of Employment Status

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of registration is two years

Temporary Dispenser:

$30 - Temporary Registration

$30 - Additional Temporary Registration

$25 - Notice of Employment Status

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of registration is one year

Dispenser Business:

$150 - Registration fee (10 or fewer employees)

$100 - Renewal Fee (10 or fewer employees)

$200 - Registration fee (more than 10 employees)

$150 - Renewal (more than 10 employees)

$25 - Notice of Employment Status

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of registration is two years


Home Inspector: (License)

$250 - Initial Application

$50 - Written Exam

$100 - Renewal

$25 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$25.00 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is two years


Notary Public: (Registration)

$60 - Initial Application

$60 - Renewal (payable to the County Clerk's office)

$15 - Written Exam

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of appointment is four years


Pet Cemeteries and Pet Crematoriums: (License)

$150 - Initial Application

$150 - Renewal

$60 - Late Renewal Penalty

$25 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

Term of licensure is two years


Private Investigator: (License)

$400 - Initial Application

$400 - Branch Office Application

$400 - Renewal

Corporate or Business:

$500 - Initial Application

$500 - Branch Office Application

$500 - Renewal

$15 - Written Exam

$84.95 - Fingerprinting Fee, Support Staff/Employee Statement
(payable to MorphoTrust USA)

$100 - Late Renewal Penalty

$150 - Change of Status

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is two years.


Real Estate Appraiser: (License)

$355 - Initial Application (includes $250 application, $80 federal registry and $25 examination application fees)

$125 - Written Exam (payable to test vendor)

$330 - Renewal

$200 - Late Renewal Penalty

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is two years

Appraiser Assistant:

$275 - Initial Application (includes application and examination application fees)

$125 - Written Exam (payable to test vendor)

$250 - Renewal

$200 - Late Renewal Penalty

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is two years


Real Estate Broker: (License)

$150 - Initial Application

$150 - Branch Office Application

$150 - Renewal

$15 - Written Exam

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

$0 - Termination of Association

$20 - Change of Association

$10 - Change of Branch Office

$10 - Change of Principal Office Address plus

$10 for each license associated with office

$10 - Change of Branch Address plus

$10 for each license associated with office

Term of licensure is two years


Real Estate Salesperson: (License)

$50 - Initial Application

$50 - Renewal

$15 - Written Exam

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is two years


Security or Fire Alarm Installer Business: (License)

$200 - Initial Application (License without examination)

$185 - Initial Application (License after examination)

$100 - Renewal

$50 - Local Jurisdiction Applicants Only (Master Electricians)

$50 - Renewal (Master Electricians)

$60 - Late Renewal Penalty

$15 - Written Exam

$84.95 - Fingerprinting Fee, Support Staff/Employee Statement
(payable to MorphoTrust USA)

$25 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

Term of licensure is two years


Security Guards: (Registration)

$36 - Initial Application

$25 - Renewal

$101.45 - Fingerprint Fee (payable to MorphoTrust USA)

$25 - Employment Status Notification

$25 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$25 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

$25 - Change of Status

Term of registration is two years


Telemarketer (Registration)

$500 - Initial Application

The following applicants are exempt from the application fee:

Any person or company engaged in a business or occupation that is licensed, registered, chartered, certified, or incorporated with or by any state or federal agency.

$500 - Renewal

$25 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$25 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

 

Term of registration is two years


Ticket Reseller: (License)

$5,000 - Initial Application

$5,000 - Renewal

$25 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$25 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is one year beginning January 1 and ending December 31.

Note: If you apply within the one year cycle, your license will expire on December 31.

 

Watch, Guard, or Patrol Agency: (License)

Individual:

$300 - Initial Application

$300 - Branch Office Application

$300 - Renewal

Corporate or Business:

$400 - Initial Application

$400 - Branch Office Application

$400 - Renewal

$84.95 - Fingerprinting Fee, Support Staff/Employee Statement
(payable to MorphoTrust USA)

$150 - Change of Business Name or Status

$10 - Change of Personal Name and/or Address

$10 - Duplicate License/Registration Request

Term of licensure is two years