W-97 Fumigation and Insecticidal Fogging


The W-97 Certificate of Fitness is required for fumigation and insecticidal fogging operations.

The applicant must be certified by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation with a commercial pesticide category 7A. The applicant must be employed by an approved fumigation and thermal insecticidal fogging operations company.

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: $15
  • Application Reviewed Within: 1-2 Days
  • Renewal Cycle: 3 Years

Before You Submit Your Application

You must pass a written exam W-97 Certificate of Fitness.
All applicants should review the Notice of Exam and Study Materials.

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

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

Additional Information

Persons engaged in the business of fumigation and insecticidal fogging operations is required to have a company certificate issued by the FDNY. Click here to get an application for company certification.

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