Do you need a police report for a car accident that happened in New York City or Long Island?

There are different ways that you can go about getting this report. One way is by visiting the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. However, the most convenient way to get a car accident report is online with This site will allow you easy access to the report for an accident that happened in Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Long Island.

Upon completion of the request for your car accident report, it’s important to remember to keep your proof of payment. This document can be submitted to your insurance company for possible reimbursement.
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How To Get a Nassau County or Suffolk County Car Accident Report:

Online Options:

NASSAU COUNTY: The Nassau County Police Department allows people to attain Nassau Accident Reports through an online portal. There, you can follow the link to download a copy of your Accident Report. (
The fee for each report is $25.00, payable by a major credit or debit cards or money order made payable to the Nassau County Police Department. CASH is no longer accepted.
SUFFOLK COUNTY: For reports for accidents that happened in Suffolk County, the Suffolk County Police Department, you can find instructions on how to request a report through their website (
-You can also visit the Buy Crash website ( directly and search for your police report by State and Jurisdiction and either the report number, the last name and date of the incident, or the last name and street.
Fees for reports will vary.
New York City: For car accident reports for accidents in New York City, the NYPD states that you can download and complete two copies of the Police Collision Report (Request for Copy of Collision Record), and either mail them to the precinct of occurrence or drop them off in person at the precinct. Click here to find your Precinct (
You can also request a New York City car accident report online using the Collision Report Retrieval Portal (
There's a $7 search fee and a $15 fee for the report itself, totaling $22.
DMV: A copy of an accident report can also be ordered directly from the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. ( report)

The DMV holds digital copies of accident reports for up to four years after an accident.

It will be available online 7 to 10 business days after the car accident and you will be charged a
convenience fee along with the cost of the report.