You can get information about arrest warrants issued by the New York City Police Department by contacting the Criminal Court's information line or office of arrest.

If you are going in person, you must bring a valid ID. The offices are open Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM.

If the police have a warrant for your arrest, you may turn yourself in at any local police precinct.

Find Criminal Court locations and hours.

Find a police precinct.

Warrant Expiration

Warrants of arrest, including arrest and bench warrants, have no expiration date.

Warrants are cleared only when:

  • The defendant appears before a judge in the court that issued the warrant, or
  • The defendant dies

New York City Criminal Courts

New York County 
100 Centre Street
(646) 386-4511

Bronx County
215 East 161st Street
(718) 618-2460

Kings County
120 Schermerhorn Street
(347) 404-9400

Queens County
125-01 Queens Blvd.
(718) 298-0792

Richmond County
26 Central Avenue
(718) 675-8558

New York City Criminal Court Information Line

  • Agency: New York Courts
  • Division: Criminal Court
  • Phone Number: (646) 386-4900
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Staff is available through the automated phone system during business hours.

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