Certificate of Fitness for Fire Life and Safety Director (F89/T89)

New Application Fees: $25 HOW TO APPLY
Application Reviewed Within: 1 Day AFTER YOU APPLY
Renewal Fees: $15 OPERATING & RENEWING


Fire Department City
Any building classified as a high-rise office building, hotel or buildings that have voluntarily installed fire alarm systems with two-way voice communication systems must have a Fire Life and Safety Director on premises during regular business hours.

A Fire Life and Safety (FLSD) must hold a valid Certificate of Fitness and is responsible for implementing a Fire Safety and Emergency Action Plan, training fire safety personnel (FSP), and for other duties related to Fire Safety and Emergency Action Plan.

This Certificate of Fitness is valid only at a specific location and for the specific person to whom it is issued.

All current F59 holders must comply with the new requirements outlined in the F-89 Notice of Examination (under Additional Resources)  and successfully complete the Active Shooter and Medical Emergency Preparedness Course from an approved FDNY school to upgrade to the F-89 Certificate of Fitness by September 4, 2017 or sooner.


Next: Apply

For more information, please contact

NYC Fire Department (FDNY)
Public Certification Unit
9 MetroTech Center, 1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 999-1988

Open Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. Closed on public holidays.

For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Certificate of Fitness
Website: http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

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