As of 6/21/2018, the Ohio State Fire Marshal changed the procedure for obtaining a Fire Alarm License. Test are now administered through PSI Services. There is a two-step process you must follow:

Step 1: Applying for the Test – $35.00

Page 1 & 2 Reference Materials & Filing Instructions for Fire Protection Certification Exams These pages include reference materials and Important filing instructions.
Page 3 Application for Individual Fire Protection Certification Complete all applicable fields in the “Individual Information” section and sign. Be sure your first and last name match your ID EXACTLY!
Page 4 Irrevocable Consent to Legal Service ONLY COMPLETE THIS PAGE IF YOU DO NOT LIVE IN OHIO… Page 4 must be completed in its entirety and NOTARIZED.
Return completed pages 3 and 4
(if applicable)
Either mail application to:
Division of State Fire Marshal Testing & Registration Bureau, 8895 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
OR fax to (614) 995-4206
Payment Instructions Pay by check or money order Make payable to: Treasurer, State of Ohio (Fee is non-refundable)


To apply directly with the Ohio Fire Marshal’s office:
Click here to download the application and follow these instructions:


Step 2: Schedule the Test – $40.00

The JATC will be unable to schedule your test for you unless you apply as part of a class. You can schedule the test by phone or online:

  • By Phone: Call 1-800-733-9267. Have your Candidate ID and credit card ready to pay the $40.00 fee.
  • Online: Follow the below instructions:
    1. Online Test Registration Instructions:

    2. Go to psiexams.com
    3. Create account (email address, first and last name – must match exactly with app)
    4. Check box “Check here to attempt to locate existing records for you in the system”
    5. Select exam and Candidate ID that came in email from SFM
    6. Enter zip code and list of testing sites will appear
    7. Dates will appear for selected site
    8. Follow instructions to select date and time
    9. Follow instructions to pay for test

You must schedule, take, and pass the Fire Alarm test within 90 days of the date your Candidate ID is issued. The test may be scheduled multiple times but the fee will apply each time you schedule a test.



Bryden Center
1815 West Market Street, Suite 101
Akron, OH 44313

1300 Clark Street, Suite #4
Cambridge, OH 43725

4000 Executive Park Dr., Suite 105
Cincinnati, OH 45241

7029 Pearl Rd, Suite 320
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

Columbus North
6397 Emerald Pkwy, Suite 150
Dublin, OH 43017

Columbus South
6431 Alum Creek Dr., Suit

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