Certificate of Residency Instructions


  • Application
    • Located on applicant’s college website – each college has their own application
    • A generic form can be found http://www.tc3.edu/docs/enroll_svc/broome.pdf - only requires the 2nd page. 
    • Must be signed by a notary public - notary will require a picture ID for approval
    • Certificate must be obtained within 60 days before the 1st day of class but no later than 30 days after the 1st day of class.
    • Applications can be issued in person
      • Broome County Office Building
        60 Hawley Street
        2nd Floor
        Binghamton, NY 13902
    • Applications can be mailed to:
      • Broome County
        Office of Management & Budget
        P.O. Box 1766
        Binghamton, NY 13902
  • Proof Required
    • Applicant must have been a resident of New York State for at least a year and Broome County resident for the past 6 months
      • 2 items required – one dated 12 months or more in New York State and one dated for the last 6 months in Broome County
  • Acceptable Proof
    • Valid NYS Driver’s license with applicants New York State and/or Broome County address issued a year ago or more
    • Utility/Cell phone bill with applicants name and Broome County address
    • Lease/Rental agreement with applicants name and Broome County address
    • Bank Statements with applicants name and Broome County address
    • Homeowner’s/Renter’s/Car insurance policy with applicants name and Broome County address
    • Prior years income tax return, or parents tax return if listed as a dependent, with applicants Broome County address
    • High school transcript from applicants Broome County area high school
    • Any piece of mail, addressed to the applicant at the appropriate address, post marked 12 and/or 6 months prior to class starting.  Must be a street address, PO boxes will not be accepted.

If you live in Broome County and are attending SUNY Broome – a residency affidavit is required. 

Forms are located at:


Mail or drop off at SUNY Broome.

Mail:   SUNY Broome                                                Drop Off:    Student Accounts Office
           Student Accounts Office                                                     Student Services Building Rm113
           PO Box 1017                                                                      607-778-5230
           Binghamton, NY 13902