NYS Racing Licensing

Licensing by Appointment – An appointment system to get people licensed at the N.Y.S. Gaming Commission Racing Office at the Saratoga Casino Hotel on 342 Jefferson Street, Saratoga Springs.  Appointments will be June 8-12, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, applicants must call the following number during regular business hours: 518-388-3457.

Documents Needed

To make the process clean and quick, applicants must bring a completed License Application, Proof of Identification, and Request for Card Scan Services – Information Form.  Other forms may be necessary, depending on circumstance.  The failure to bring completed forms will likely result in the cancellation of an applicant appointment. 

The Commission has a document that explains what is necessary to successfully navigate the licensing process.  That document may be found at the following link:

  • Instruction for Harness Racing Applicants


The various required Commission forms may be found at the following links:

  • Commission Racing License Application


  • Commission Proof of Identification Checklist


  • Request for Card Scan Services – Information Form


If applicable, the license applicant must also bring the following completed forms:

  • Investigator’s Supplement IS-1 Form


  • Parental Consent Form


  • State Public Employees Information Form

PE-1 https://www.gaming.ny.gov/pdf/pe-1.pdf

  • Certification of Compliance CS-1


Required PPE

An applicant will be denied access to the Commission Racing Office if they fail to wear a mask.  No masks will be provided for applicants.

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