NYC Department of Buildings is on Instagram!

DOB (NYC Department of Buildings) is finally on Instagram. Now you can follow to receive updates on the latest initiatives, learn some fun facts and history, and see some amazing photos while staying up to date on important service updates and news. You can rest assured that you are in good hands with VDAexp staying […]

OATH Supports Text Notifications

Never Miss a Hearing Again! OATH (Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings) now makes it possible to receive text message reminders for your case. Text OATHreminder to 474747 to get text message reminders about your case. OATH offices are currently closed and OATH will not be holding in-person hearings until the state’s “stay-at-home” order has […]

Are All Your License Applications Up To Date?

vdaEXP wants to remind you, that the DOB requires that all applications for License’s must be applied for 30-60 Days prior to expiration, “ON LINE. NO EXCEPTIONS.”  Unfortunately, you can no longer run down there and apply in person, at the last minute, like you probably used to. For full details on this new requirement, […]

vdaEXP Website Launch!


We are proud to announce the launch of our new website Our new website will allow our clients to keep up to date with the latest news from the Governing Authority that are taking place within NYC, and the surrounding Metro Area.  Our goal is to provide our Clients with the tools that they […]

DOB NOW Service Announcement

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vdaEXP would like to remind all New York City clients that effective June 17, 2020, the Department of Buildings, “DOB NOW: Safety ”, launched a new “Elevator Violation Portal” that will allow you to search for Elevator Violations, and Outstanding Penalties for these Violations. This service will calculate the Penalties Owed and contains all Elevator […]

“OATH” a.k.a. Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings is “Still Open for Business”

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While their  “Physical Office” may be closed, all hearings, trials, and other OATH operations are being conducted by telephone, videoconferencing, online, or mail, and OATH will ONLY allow in-person appearances in limited, pre-approved circumstances. vdaEXP can help you navigate through this process. NYC Construction Restart: As the City reopens, Department of Business / DOB has […]