An individual who installs, inspects, tests, and maintains commercial cooking wet chemical fire extinguishing systems in New York City is required to hold a Certificate of Fitness.
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 obtain the S-17 Certificate of Fitness. All applicants should review the Notice of Exam and Study Materials.
Applicants must be employed by an S-71 COF holder’s company and must bring or upload online a recommendation letter signed by an S-71 COF holder before taking the exam
Take the Exam
The exam is conducted Monday through Friday (except legal holidays) 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM at:
9 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201
For questions, call 311 and ask for the FDNY Customer Service Center or send an email to FDNY.BusinessSupport@fdny.nyc.gov