Portable Fire Extinguishers Company Recognition
FDNY certifies companies to inspect and sell Portable Fire Extinguishers. The company certification is valid for a period of one (1) year.
Fire Code section 901.6.3.1 (PDF) and section 901.6.3.2 (PDF) set forth the proper requirements.
Cost of Certification
The original application fee is $100.00. The renewal application fee is $50.00.
To obtain recognition to service Portable Fire Extinguishers click here.
To obtain recognition to sell Portable Fire Extinguishers click here.
The completed company application, all pertinent documents and fees must be mailed to:
Director of Licensing
Bureau of Fire Prevention
Fire Department – City of New York
9 MetroTech Center – Room 1S -1C
Brooklyn, NY 11201-3857
Other Requirements or Special Instructions
- After an official review of the Servicing Company Application, FDNY will mail a letter of acceptance and details on how to schedule an inspection with the Portable Fire Extinguishing Unit to receive a Certificate of Approval valid for a period of one (1) year. Please note inspection fees will apply.
- After an official review of the Sales company application, FDNY will mail out a letter of approval valid for a period of one (1) year. The company will have to comply with the Fire Code and New York City Fire Rules to properly sell Portable Fire Extinguishers across the five boroughs.
- The principal of the Portable Fire Extinguishers company must present at least two (2) years of legally recognized field experience, hold a valid W96 Certificate of Fitness and provide other pertinent documents outlined in the application in order for the company to become recognized and/or sell Service Portable Fire Extinguishers.
- The company must keep FDNY insurance records up to date in order to appear on the Approved List.
A complete company application, all pertinent documents and fees must be submitted for review to renew the company certification. It is highly recommended to submit all required documents for renewal at least four (4) weeks prior to expiration of company’s approval.
List of Approved Portable Fire Extinguishers Servicing Companies (PDF)
List of Approved Portable Fire Extinguishers Sales Companies (PDF)
Contact the FDNY by phone.