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R Numbers for Attorneys, Attorney Firms
and Licensed Representatives


What is an R Number?

An R Number is a Workers' Compensation Board assigned identifier used to identify:

Who is eligible for an R Number?

When would Attorneys, Attorney Firms or Licensed Representatives use their R Number?

[Information about on-line business with the Board is available from the On-line Services web page.]

Do Attorneys, Attorney Firms or Licensed Representatives need an R Number to be placed on notice for a case?

How do Attorneys, Attorney Firms or Licensed Representatives request an R Number?

You may submit an on-line request for an R Number or you can submit a request in writing on official letterhead to:

The Workers' Compensation Board
Office of Operations - Room 224
328 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

The request must include the attorney's, attorney firm's or licensed representative's name, address and telephone number, exactly as it should appear on the notices.