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Apply for a First Inspection of a Boiler or Pressure Vessel

This application is to be used to request the first inspection of boilers and pressure vessels.

Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspection Program

Phone

For Boiler & Pressure Vessel program licensing, please call (978) 567-3783

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

What you need for Apply for a First Inspection of a Boiler or Pressure Vessel

After non-residential boilers or pressure vessels have been installed, they must be inspected by an inspector from the Massachusetts Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspection Program before they can be operated.

Fees for Apply for a First Inspection of a Boiler or Pressure Vessel

Name Fee Unit
Boiler Inspection Fee (Cast Iron) $50 each
Boiler Inspection Fee (Other than Cast Iron) $100 each
Air Tank Inspection Fee $50 each
Certificate of Inspection Fee (Boilers and Pressure Vessels) $50 each

How to apply Apply for a First Inspection of a Boiler or Pressure Vessel

Mail completed application(s) and fee payment to:

Commonwealth of Mass. - Boiler Inspection Program

PO Box 417599

Boston, MA  02241-7599

Next steps for Apply for a First Inspection of a Boiler or Pressure Vessel

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

    Once the application and fee payment have been received, a state engineering inspector 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 Inspection of a Boiler or Pressure Vessel

Address
1 State Road, Stow, MA 01775
Phone

For Boiler & Pressure Vessel program licensing, please call (978) 567-3783

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