S-96 Portable Fire Extinguishers Sales


The S-96 Certificate of Fitness is required to sell or lease portable fire extinguisher (PFE).
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.

  •  New Application Fees: $25
  •  Renewal Fees: $5
  •  Application Reviewed Within: 1-2 Days
  •  Renewal Cycle: 1 Years

Before You Submit Your Application

You must pass a written exam to get an S-96 Certificate of Fitness.

All applicants should review the Notice of Exam and Study Materials.

S-96 applicants must be employed by an FDNY approved portable fire extinguisher sales company.

Applicants who need to take the exam must apply in person and bring the following documents.

Apply in Person

Applicants who need to take the exam must apply in person at:

9 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Additional Information

Persons engaged in the business of selling, leasing, and/or servicing PFE’s is required to have a company certificate issued by the FDNY. To obtain portable fire extinguishers company recognition:

For More Information

NYC Fire Department (FDNY)
Public Certification Unit
9 MetroTech Center, 1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 999-1988
Email: pubcert@fdny.nyc.gov or call 311

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