View of the New York State Capitol

Buy Flags

How to Purchase a United States or New York State Flag from OGS
Buy Flags


The New York State Office of General Services provides the public with the opportunity to purchase the United States or New York State flag for a nominal fee. 

  • Flags are made in the U.S.A. and are 100% Nylon
  • Flags have grommets and are suitable for flying outdoors
  • U.S. and NYS Flags come in two sizes: 3'x5' and 4'x6'
  • Payment by check or money order

How to Order

Download and fill out the Flag Order Form to place your order. 




Save and print your completed form and mail with your check or money order to: 

New York State Office of General Services 
Executive Department 
36th Floor, Corning Tower 
Empire State Plaza 
Albany, NY 12242 
Attn: Reception Desk


The following shipping charges apply:

  • 1-5 Flags: Add $4.50
  • 6-10 Flags: Add $9.00
  • 11-15 Flags: Add $13.50
  • 16-20 Flags: Add $18.00
  • 21-25 Flags: Add $22.50
  • 26-30 Flags: Add $27.00

Fly Your Flag Over the State Capitol

Fly Flags You Are Purchasing:

OGS offers the option of having the flag(s) you purchase flown over the New York State Capitol at no extra charge. Each flag flown over the Capitol is mailed with a certificate for the recipient. If you would like OGS to customize the certificate, please fill out the name(s) in the Flag Order Form. 


Fly Flags You Already Own:

OGS will also arrange to have a flag that you already own flown over the New York State Capitol. Please contact OGS at 518-474-3899 to arrange. Please note, shipping charges will apply. 


Note: Flags cannot be flown on weekends, holidays, or when flags are at half staff. See the current flag directive

Buy a Flag at the Plaza Gift Shop With a Credit Card

If. you prefer to pay by credit card, American and New York State flags are also available for sale in the Plaza Visitor Center Gift Shop and can be purchased there using a credit card. For location and hours, visit the Gift Shop website:


Plaza Visitor Center and Gift Shop