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New York County Jury Information

Notice from the Commissioner of Jurors re: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In light of public health concerns arising over the coronavirus, please note the following: 

Grand Juror: You are summoned to serve as STANDBY JUROR at 100 Centre Street (North Entrance) Room 1530 on Monday, January 4th, 2021.  Please do not appear at the courthouse.  Please continue to check this website  and/or call 1 866-712-5879 for detailed reporting instructions beginning on Thursday, December 31, 2020 after 5:00PM and continuing until you are told your service is complete.  TO determine if you must appear you will need your sequence number that begins at 1 to 700.  This sequence number is in the upper right hand corner of sections D and E on your summons and it's under the barcode on section C. 

If you are a juror currently serving on a criminal trial, on a grand jury or on a civil trial where opening statements have been made.  You are required to appear to continue your service.

Please call or email the Commissioner of Jurors office with further questions

Phone Number: 1-866-721-5879                                                                  Email:

Thank you for your cooperation.


The NYS Unified Court System would like to assure you that your health and safety remain a top priority for us as we resume essential court operations, including jury service.

What to Expect When You Appear:

  • Court Security will be performing temperature checks of all who enter the building (touchless scanners are used)

  • Regular deep cleaning of court facilities with enhanced cleaning of commonly used areas

  • Limited people in courthouse

  • Mandatory use of face masks by court personnel and court visitors

    • Please bring your own mask/face covering

  • Plexiglass barriers may be present at various locations (i.e. magnetometers, x-ray machines, assembly room desks)

  • Indicators, like blue tape, may be present in public areas to ensure physical distance of at least 6 feet (to meet social distancing standards)

  • Hand sanitizer for all court visitors

Please note the following:  

  • Commissioner of Jurors will continue to provide jurors with public wi-fi.

  • Bring your own pen/pencil and take it with you when you leave.

  • Bring your own books/magazines/electronic devices and charges.

  • Jurors may bring their own resealable beverage and snack or food that does not require refrigeration.

Grand Jurors: Please review Grand Juror Handbook and Grand Jury Orientation Video

Petit  Jurors: Please review Trial Juror Handbook and Petit Jury Orientation Video

The Commissioner of Jurors thanks all jurors for your time, cooperation and contribution to our system of justice.


We never call and ask you for personal information.  NEVER give out personal information over the telephone.

General Information

Illness or Emergency: If illness or emergency prevents you from reporting, please call at 646-386-5969 after 9:00 am on the day you are to report.

Accessibility: If you have a disability and need accommodation, call 646-386-5969 or 1-800-662-1220 for relay call.

Court Hours: Court normally operates from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm., with a lunch hour and breaks throughout the day.  Court sessions rarely continue beyond 5:00 pm.

Electronics: Cell phones and other electronic devices may be used in the jury assembly rooms and other waiting areas.  They must be turned off during jury selection and trial.  There is public access WIFI in the County courthouse.  There are also computer work stations in the assembly room.

Meals: There is a mid-day lunch break everyday.

Parking/Transportation: The court does not pay for transportation fares, parking fees or parking violations.

Security: Court Officers are stationed throughout the court.  Members of the public must pass through a magnetometer to enter.  Please arrive early and allow extra time for this process.

Court Locations

Please read your summons.  

You will report to one of the following six locations:

60 Centre Street, Rm 452

100 Centre Street, Rm 1517

100 Centre Street, Rm 1530

111 Centre Street, Rm 362

111 Centre Street, Rm 1121

71 Thomas Street, Rm 100


Commissioner of Jurors

Milton Adair Tingling

New York County Commissioner of Jurors

60 Center Street, Room 139

New York NY 10007

General Information:


Email the Jury Office:

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