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Fire Alarm Inspector's License

This license is for Fire Alarm professionals.


  • NICET certificate at Level II or higher in the Fire Alarms subfield of Fire Protection Engineering Technology
  • OR - A professional engineer registered in the Commonwealth of PA who provides the department with a signed and sealed statement of qualifications in the field of fire alarm systems
  • Minimum of three years practical experience in the fire alarm field.

Fire Alarm Inspector's License

Cost: $200

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Department of Licenses and Inspections - License Issuance Unit - PSC

1401 John F. Kennedy Boulevard

Concourse Level

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am- 3:30pm (except for the last Wednesday of each month when the hours are 8:00am- 12:00 Noon)

Phone: 311 or 215-686-8686 (outside of the City of Philadelphia)