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Congratulations on wanting to become a New York City Firefighter.  There has never been a better time to join the FDNY.


Those interested in becoming FDNY Firefighters must meet all requirements to qualify for the job.


All prospective FDNY Firefighter candidates must pass an exam.  An exam is offered about every four or five years.  You must meet all eligibility requirements to take the exam.

Career FAQS

Learn what the most Frequently Asked Questions are regarding becoming a FDNY Firefighter.

Candidate Resources

The FDNY provides a number of resources to help you become one of New York’s Bravest.

Affiliated Organizations

Many FDNY Affinity Groups provide academic and physical training services throughout the hiring process. Interested Firefighter Applicants and Candidates should contact the organizations directly to find out what services they offer. FDNY Affinity Groups assist in strengthening the Department’s ongoing partnership with uniformed members and the community while leading initiatives that celebrate heritage.

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