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Certificate of Fitness / Test Scheduling

Please note that these exams require an appointment:

F-80: Coordinator of Fire Safety & Alarm Systems in Homeless Shelters
P-12: Supervision of Bulk Oil Plant
S-11: Residential Sprinkler Systems
S-12: City Wide Sprinkler Systems
S-13: City Wide Standpipe System
S-14: Standpipe for Multi-Zone System
S-56: Construction Site Fire Safety Manager
S-98: Fire Alarm Systems Inspection, Testing and Service Technician
Z-50: Consolidated Fire Safety Director
Z-51: Refrigerating System Operating Engineer
Z-59: Emergency Action Plan/Fire Safety Director

The above mentioned exams will NOT be administered to applicants unless an appointment is scheduled. Only ONE appointment can be scheduled per applicant per day.

Groups of ten (10) applicants or more MUST schedule an afternoon appointment, for all exams. Applicants of a group that do not schedule an appointment will not be processed to take an exam.

Applicants scheduling appointments for Z-59 please be sure to study the Active Shooter updates that will appear on all exams starting November 2, 2015.

Applicants interested in other COF tests MAY schedule an appointment but such tests are also available on walk in basis during normal business hours.

In order to take an exam an applicant must

  • Present a conditional appointment confirmation
  • Bring a check or money order for application fee (made payable to the NYC Fire Department). No Cash will be accepted.
  • Meet all the requirements outlined in the NOE for the specific examination you will be taking 

Unless all conditions are met, the FDNY reserves the right to not accept the Conditional Confirmation.

Fees and requirements for Certificate of Fitness exams can be found on the following site:

Please cancel or reschedule your appointment 24 hours in advance if you can not make it to the testing center to take the exam.

I have read, reviewed and thoroughly understand the NOE of the examination for which I am ready to schedule an appointment. I agree that I possess the qualifications to take the COF exam and am ready to schedule the appointment.




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