Letter of Certification

The online Letter of Certification is available on the DFS Portal. Online Certification is not available to Service Contract Registrants, Life Settlement Providers, or Life Settlement Intermediaries.

To be able to generate a Letter of Certification:

  1. The home state must be New York. Letters of Certification are eligible to residents only.
  2. The license must have a valid status.


  • Log in to the DFS Portal via the button below
  • click on Letter of Certification in the upper right hand corner of the screen.
  • Allow a few minutes for the Letter of Certification to generate.
  • Print the Certification.
  • Close the Certification (click on the "X" in the upper right hand corner of the Certification).
  • Select HOME for other available functions or LOGOUT to exit.

To get started, visit the DFS Portal:

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  • Disable any "Pop-up Blocker" setting in your browser before using this Application.
  • This application may be unavailable daily from 7:30am to 7:45am for regularly scheduled maintenance.

Contact Us

If you are experiencing technical problems using this application or need assistance, email [email protected].