New License Information
or individuals desiring to engage in the business of installing,
repairing or inspecting fire suppression systems (portable
fire extinguishers, fixed fire suppression systems, water
sprinkler systems) must be licensed with the Arkansas Fire
Protection Licensing Board. Each company must have at least
one licensed employee.
below is the licensing information required for the various
types of fire suppression.
New License Information and Instructions for Sprinkler
Effective: 06.01.14: ALL Fire Sprinkler Contractors Licensed in Arkansas
company desiring to be licensed in the State of Arkansas must
submit an application and appropriate fees to the Arkansas
Fire Protection Licensing Board.
must employ at least one full time individual with NICET LEVEL
III certification or a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire
Protection Engineering (or Engineering Technology) from a
recognized institution accompanied by a signed affidavit from
an Arkansas licensed sprinkler contractor verifying the individual
has a minimum of 3 years subsequent experience in the fire
sprinkler layout. The individual must submit an application
and pass a sprinkler examination prior to issuance of a license.
desiring to engage in the business of sprinkler systems inspection
must have at least one licensed inspector. Individuals desiring
to become a licensed inspector must pass a sprinkler inspector
following information must be submitted with the company application:
copy of company insurance certificate . (Minimum of $1,000,000.00)
- A sample
(not a copy) of the company's service tag, red tag and hydraulic
placard. Examples and standards for each can be found in
the Rules and Regulations for Sprinkler Systems.
- A copy
of NICET certificate or Bachelor of Science Degree and a
letter from a licensed sprinkler company attached to the
Responsible Managing Employee licensing application.
the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board to ascertain
there is no other company using the same or similar company
name you desire to use for licensing.
fees must accompany the applications.
License Information and Instructions for Portable
desiring to become licensed in the State of Arkansas must
submit a Certificate of Registration for Portable/Fixed application
accompanied by the appropriate fees.
not requesting a license for Class A or B Hydrostatic testing
must have a letter from a company licensed for hydrostatic
testing and licensed with this Board stating they will perform
the work. A sample of the tags and labels must accompany the
in tags or label must be submitted to the Board.
cannot be licensed until an individual employed by the company
has passed the examination for which the company is applying.
(A company cannot be licensed for more than the employee is
licensed to perform and the employee cannot be licensed to
perform more than the company is licensed to perform.)
New License Information and Instructions for Fixed
Fire Suppression Systems
provided for Portable Fire Extinguishers also applies to and
is required for Fixed Fire Suppression Systems. Application
for Fixed Fire Suppression Systems may be submitted with Portables
or you may submit separately.
The company can only be licensed when there is an employee
licensed for the specific type and brand.
following information must accompany the applications:
copy of company insurance certificate (minimum of $1,000,000.00)
(not a copy) of service tag, red tag, verification of service
collar, maintenance label.
copy of the DOT letter with Class A Hydrostatic testing
not applying for Class A or B Hydrostatic License must submit
a letter from a company licensed with the Board and licensed
for either A or B stating the licensed company will perform
the work for your firm.