Certificate of Fitness for Fire Safety Director (F-85)

New Application Fees: $25 HOW TO APPLY
Application Reviewed Within: 1 Day AFTER YOU APPLY
Renewal Fees: $15 OPERATING & RENEWING
Renewal Cycle: 3 Years OPERATING & RENEWING


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Any building classified as Group E (1968 Code) or Group B (2008 Code) by the NYC Department of Buildings, which has an occupancy of 100 people or more must have a Fire Safety Director on premises during regular business hours. This includes office buildings, public or civil services buildings, and hotels.

The Fire Safety Director (FSD) must hold a valid Certificate of Fitness and is responsible for implementing a Fire Safety and Evacuation Plan, training fire safety personnel (FSP), and other duties related to the Fire Safety and Evacuation Plan.

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

All current F-25 & F-58 holders must comply with the new requirements outlined in the F-85 Notice of Examination  and successfully complete the Active Shooter and Medical Emergency Preparedness Course from an approved FDNY school to upgrade to the F-85 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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