Apply for a First Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspection

Apply for a first boiler & pressure vessel inspection

Boiler & Pressure Vessel Program Licensing

Phone

For other Fire Safety Division Licensing call (978) 567-3375

The Details of Apply for a First Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspection

What you need for Apply for a First Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspection

After non-residential boiler or pressure vessels are installed but before they can be used, you must request a first inspection from the state Boiler and Pressure Vessel Program.

Fees for Apply for a First Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspection

Name Fee Unit
First Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspection $50 each
First Boiler & Pressure Vessel Certificate $50 each

How to apply Apply for a First Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspection

Submit completed application, fee and any required attachments to:

Boiler & Pressure Vessel Program
Department of Fire Services
P. O. Box 1025
Stow, MA 01775

Next steps for Apply for a First Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspection

  1. Apply for a First Inspection of a Boiler or Pressure Vessel

    Submit a separate application and fee for each boiler or pressure vessel that needs to be inspected.

    Completed applications should include:

    • National Board Number;
    • Year of manufacturer;
    • Name of manufacturer;
    • Location of the boiler (street address and location within the facility).
  2. Inspection by State Engineer

    Once the completed application has been received, the state engineer will arrange for an inspection.

  3. Getting a Certificate of Inspection

    Once the boiler or pressure vessel has passed the inspection, you will be invoiced ($50) for the certificate of inspection.

    When we receive the fee for the certificate of inspection, we will send you the certificate of inspection which will contain the MA tag number registering the boiler or pressure vessel.

    You must post the certificate near the boiler or pressure vessel.

  4. Periodic Inspections

    Boilers must be inspected annually.

    Pressure vessels and air tanks must be inspected every 2 years.

    Contact your insurance company to arrange for these inspections. Only the first inspection is done by the state inspector.

Contact for Apply for a First Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspection

Address
1 State Road, Stow, MA 01775
Phone

For other Fire Safety Division Licensing call (978) 567-3375

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