Fire Extinguisher Licensing

For the licensing exam schedule and guidelines on how to apply for, or renew a license go to: Application Instructions and Exam Schedule.

For Companies

Any company wishing to perform maintenance and repair on portable and/or fixed fire extinguishing systems or and special hazard systems must have a license (certificate of registration) from the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Work must be conducted in compliance with 527 CMR 1.00: 13.6.

For Individuals

Any individual wishing to perform maintenance and repair on portable and/or fixed fire extinguishing systems and special hazard systems must have a license (certificate of competency) from the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

Commercial Cooking Exhaust System Cleaning Inspection License

Any person engaged in the cleaning and inspection of commercial cooking operations must hold a certificate of competency issued by the State Fire Marshal. All cleaning and inspection that takes place must comply with the regulation. For more information go to our Commercial Cooking Exhaust System Cleaning webpage, also called “hood cleaning.”