After You Apply
Before you submit your application
- If the application meets all NYC Fire Department (FDNY) requirements, a certificate will be sent to the applicant's mailing address within five business days.
- If FDNY has any questions regarding the application, the applicant will be contacted within two business days. If the applicant fails to respond within 10 days, the application will be terminated. To reapply, applicants will need to submit a new application and pay the application fee again.
In Person Applications:
- Applicants who pass the exam will receive their certificate immediately after completing the exam.
- Applicants who fail the exam will receive a failure report after completing the exam. To retake the exam, applicants will need to submit a new application and pay the application fee again.