Certificates of Fitness

New York City Chimney Sweeps (NYCCS) issues Certificates of Fitness (COF) for chimney sweepers and inspectors. We provide tests to individual applicants to ensure they know how to safely do there job. We assist applicants by providing study materials and other guidance to ensure compliance and safety. Under the New York City Building & Fire Codes:

Chimney Inspections
Chimney Cleaning 
Chimney Repairs 
New Chimney Installations 

Most COFs are valid for 1 year.

You can read more about requirements for obtaining a COF are found below. 

All COFs that are subjected to renewal, can be processed online, except those that are new applicants.