Moving can be stressful. Moving to a new state after becoming a registered sex offender might seem impossible. This fact sheet provides basic information regarding the sex offender registration process for those considering moving to New York State. This includes who to contact, the basic notification requirements, the review process, and the risk levels and designations assigned to registered sex offenders.
Note: This fact sheet is not meant to be an exhaustive review of all the challenges of moving to New York State as a registered sex offender. Further information can be found on the New York State Division of Criminal Justice website. Additionally, you can also reference our blog entry: “The Fine Print Q&A: Moving to New York State? A Quick Reference Guide for Relocation for Registered Sex Offenders.”