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Become a New York Process Server

Requirements to Become a Process Server in New York

  • There is not a statewide license, but there are local process serving requirements.
  • The City of New York requires that all individuals looking to serve the five (5) boroughs area (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island, and Queens) must be licensed through the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs.
  • There is no requirement for insurance or bonding, and no educational requirement or testing to become a process server in New York

NOTE: The requirements to become a process server change from time to time. You should contact your local county clerk or recorder to make sure the following information regarding becoming a process server in your state is still accurate.

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