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Fire alarm licensing

Reminder: All State Fire Marshal’s Office licenses and registrations for individuals and companies are now only sent by email to the email address on file. Paper licenses and pocket cards are no longer provided.

Renew registration or license online

Use the Sircon website.

Alarm licensing forms

Alarm applications, forms, and guides

Fingerprint Requirements

Fingerprint requirements and instructions for SFMO licenses

Insurance Requirements

Certificate of Liability Insurance Requirements

Online applications are now available for fire alarm licenses:

We are now taking electronic applications for some fire alarm licenses through Sircon:

  • Fire alarm technician (FAL)
  • Residential fire alarm technician (RAL)
  • Residential fire alarm superintendent (RAS)
  • Fire alarm planning superintendent (APS)
  • Fire alarm monitoring technician (AMT)
  • Residential fire alarm superintendent-single station (RAS-SS)
  • FM-Fire alarm instructor (FAI)

On Sircon, select "new insurance license." For most licenses, an Applicant’s Employer Information form must be submitted with a license application.

Licensing information:

Fire Alarm registration, license, and test information: Describes the different types of registrations and licenses, type of work permitted by each license, test requirements, and test references.

Guide to Obtaining a Registration or License Online: How to apply or renew for a registration or license using Sircon.

Test Information: This link takes you to the PSI web site. This company is contracted to administer the SFMO tests. Click on the Candidate Information Bulletin found on the testing page for additional information regarding fees, scheduling policies, scoring information, and FAQs.

Statute and Rules: Complete alarm statutes and rules book, including installation certificates and forms.

Licensing questions?

Phone: 512-676-6800 (press 1) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Last updated: 11/3/2023