Certificate Renewal: Plumber/Fire Suppression Piping Contractor


Step 1: Renewal Application Submission

Plumbing/Fire Suppression Piping Contracting Certificate holders must submit their renewal application via the eFiling portal located at www.nyc.gov/dobefiling.


Step 2: Upload Supporting Documentation

To complete the renewal process, Plumbing/Fire Suppression Piping Contracting Certificate holders must submit the following documents in PDF format via the online portal:

Supporting documents include

  • Original, typewritten LIC2 License Application
    • Recent utility bill (electric, gas, water), bank statement lease of deed with the Licensee’s name and address if the home address has changed
  • Original 7-Hour Continuing Education Course Certificate of Completion
  • Current Department-issued certificate card
  • Renewal Fees
    • $150.00 – License
    • $200.00 – Late Fee (this includes $150.00 renewal fee and $50.00 late fee) – between 1-30 days, paid at the time of renewal via the online portal
    • $250.00 – Late Fee (this includes $150.00 renewal fee and $100.00 late fee) – 31 Days or Greater, paid at the time of renewal via the online portal

Note: To avoid a late fee, renewal applications must be submitted 30-60 days before the expiration date that is indicated on your license card.


Step 3: Obtaining The License Card

You will receive your license card by mail.

*After five (5) years of being a certificate holder you must submit an affidavit from your employer verifying that you have been active in the planning, design and installation of Plumbing/Fire Suppression Piping Systems as per section 28-408.4.4 of the Administrative Code. These letters must be notarized and sealed by the Licensee who supervised your work.


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