About the Exams

The documents currently covered by our Inspector I and Inspector II exams in Florida are listed below. Examinees are expected to provide their own copies of the NFPA documents, bound in a binder or book format with minimal writing, on exam day. Highlighted passages and permanent tabs are allowed.

Only these documents are permitted:

  • NFPA 13 - 2010 (or subsequent edition)
  • NFPA 14 - 2010 (or subsequent edition)
  • NFPA 20 - 2010 (or subsequent edition)
  • NFPA 25 - 2014
  • NFPA 72 - 2010 (or subsequent edition)
  • FL Law 69A-46*
  • FL Licensing Law*

* No other outside materials or loose papers will be allowed in the exam.

All Academy Exams exam questions reflect the current Florida standards (which went into effect in January of 2015).

* Copies of the Florida laws will be provided onsite with the exam. State laws covered by the exams may change as required by test location.

Late Registration Policy

Registration for an Academy Exam must be completed three weeks prior to the exam date. After this, any registration will be considered late. The late registration period runs for one week only.

Late registrations carry a $150 late fee and will be accepted no later than ten business days before the exam date.


Replacement Documentation

There is a $25 fee for any reprints of your letter, certificate, or wallet card.


Academy Exams Process and Policy (PDF)


Exam Fees and Details

Exam Number of Questions Duration Fee

Inspector I
Open to all

45 90 min $400.00

Inspector II Next Step
For candidates with a current Inspector I certification

75 150 min $300.00

Inspector II Direct
For candidates who wish to skip the Inspector I exam

75 150 min $600.00

Late Registration
During the late registration period, a fee of $150.00 will be added to the above totals.

Retesting Discount
Registrants who have taken an Academy Exam within the previous 6 months will receive a $50 discount.

Cancellation Policy
If you cancel an exam registration 10 or more business days prior to the exam date, you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel an exam registration less than 10 business days prior to the exam date, we will deduct a processing fee of $50 from your refund.