You can complete the application and upload your documents online. You'll need to log in or create an account first.
Filing online will allow you to:
- Save your progress so you can come back to a partially completed application later
- View the status of submitted applications
- Get electronic notifications when your application is submitted, received, and processed or if additional information is required
- Submit additional documents
To apply, you must complete an application and provide all required documents.
Mail your application and documents to:
NYC Department of Finance
P.O. Box 311
Maplewood, NJ 07040-0311
If you send your application by certified mail, your certified mail receipt will be signed, dated, and returned to you.
Once an exemption application is received by the Department of Finance (DOF), they will send you an acknowledgment letter. They will review it and send you a decision letter or a letter requesting additional information within 90 days.
Call 311 to request a paper copy.