A Certificate of Fitness is required to use and discharge of fireworks. Only FDNY registered contractors are allowed to conduct permitted displays within NYC. As an employee of the contractor, this certificate will allow you to transport, store, handle and use Fireworks shells classed (1.3) and Illuminations classed (1.4).
This Certificate of Fitness is valid only for the specific person to whom it is issued and can be used anywhere within New York City.
You must pass a written exam to get an E-20 Certificate of Fitness.
All applicants should review the Notice of Exam and Study Materials.
Applicants who need to take the exam must apply in person and bring the following documents
NYC Fire Department (FDNY)
Public Certification Unit
9 MetroTech Center, 1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 999-1988
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 311