A Certificate of Fitness is required to perform special effect for theatre productions, television, motion pictures and to enhance production or to simulate real events.
This Certificate of Fitness is valid only for the person who applied for it and can be used anywhere within New York City.
You must pass an oral exam to get an E-27 Certificate of Fitness.
All applicants should review the Notice of Exam.
E-27 Study Materials (PDF)
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