Information Licensing/ Corporation Call Center

Department of State Call Center Services

Division of Licensing Services & Corporations, State Records
and Uniform Commercial Codes Call Center

The Department of State’s Division of Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Code and Division of Licensing Services Call Center representatives are available to answer your questions related to these Divisions from 8:45 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday except on Legal Holidays. 

  • For Corporations, State Records and Uniform Commercial Codes inquiries
    Call: (518) 473-2492
  • For Licensing Services inquiries including Apostille and Certificate of Authentication  
    Call: (518) 474-4429
  • For Security Guard and Armored Car Registration inquiries 
    Call: (518) 474-7569

Call volume is typically highest on Mondays.
On average, the shortest wait times are between 8:45 am and 11:00 am Monday through Friday.