New York may waive the 77-hour education requirement if you can show documentation of an equivalent level of schooling.
To apply for an education waiver, you’ll need to submit the following documents:
- An official transcript from an accredited college or university showing completion of the relevant course(s).
- An official description of the subject matter. This can usually be found in a course catalogue!
- Note: New York will not accept CE Courses, Correspondence Courses, or Paralegal Courses.
Send the information listed above, along with a letter requesting a waiver of the qualifying education requirements to:
Department of State, Division of Licensing Services - Bureau of Educational Standards
P.O. Box 22001
Albany, NY, 12201-2001