A Certificate of Attestation of Exemption (CE-200) can only be used to attest to a government entity that an applicant requesting a license, permit or contract is not required to carry workers' compensation and/or disability and Paid Family Leave benefits coverage. It CAN NOT be used to respond to the Board regarding periods of non-compliance or penalties issued for not having insurance coverage. It also CAN NOT be used to show another business or that business's insurance carrier that coverage is not required.
- Certificates are only valid for the specific license, permit or contract. Certificates for building permits are job-specific and a separate certificate will be required for each building permit.
- Certificates are assigned a unique certificate number that can be validated by the government official issuing the license, permit, or contract.
Only two types of entities may apply for a certificate to show they are exempt from the requirement to provide workers' compensation and/or disability and Paid Family Leave benefits coverage when obtaining a license, permit or contact with a government agency:
- New York entities with no employees
- Out-of-state entities obtaining a contract or license where all the work is performed outside of New York State
The links below will take you to New York Business Express, where you may complete a web-based application.
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If you need additional assistance, contact the New York Business Contact Center at (518) 485-5000.