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Certificate of Fitness Emergency One-Way Voice Announcement Personnel (F-53)

New Application Fees $25 HOW TO APPLY
Application Reviewed Within 1 Day AFTER YOU APPLY
Renewal Cycle 3 Years OPERATING & RENEWING


City Fire Department

Based on the Building Code requirements (RCNY 3616-04), all FDNY approved one-way emergency voice communications service, where provided in, must be for use only by the FDNY or by building personnel holding a F-53 Certificate of Fitness.

If the fire alarm system with one-way communication system is installed to be used by building personnel, there must be at least one F-53 C of F holder present continuously on premises during the regular business hours of the occupancy for EACH fire alarm system with one-way voice communication system.

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.

NYC Fire Department (FDNY)

Public Certification Unit
9 MetroTech Center, 1st Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone (718) 999-1988

For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Certificate of Fitness Unit

Open Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. Closed on public holidays.

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