Can the Great Seal of the State of New York be Reproduced?
• The Secretary of State is the custodian of the Great Seal of the State of New York. The seal is used to authenticate official records of the State. The Secretary of State may authorize the use of the seal for certain educational or commemorative purposes pursuant to State Law section 74. Requests to reproduce the Great Seal of the State of New York for educational or commemorative purposes, should clearly describe the proposed use. Requests to reproduce the seal in educational publications should specify the title and a description of the publication in which the seal will be used, its publication date, and the number of copies to be published. Requests must be submitted in writing to the New York State Department of State, Office of Counsel, One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12231.