Texas Commission on Fire Protection Exams

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The mission of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection (TCFP) is to aid in the protection of lives and property of Texas citizens through the development and enforcement of recognized professional standards for individuals and the fire service.

Register for the TCFP online exam through your FIDO account and receive your Exam Eligibility Form.

Saturday Testing

No walk-in testing is allowed on Saturdays. Seating is limited. To register, click on the date you wish to take your test or register and pay in person at the Central Administrative Services Building, located at 3125 S. Texas Avenue in Bryan. No forms of payment will be accepted on Saturday test dates. Report time is 8 a.m.

Bryan Saturday Testing Dates Location
June 8, 2019
(Start 5/21/19 – End 6/05/19)
3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
July 13, 2019
(Start 5/15/19 – End 7/10/19)
3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
July 27, 2019 3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
August 3, 2019
(Start 6/12/19 – End 7/31/19)
3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
September 14, 2019
(Start 7/10/19 – End 9/11/19)
3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
October 12, 2019
(Start 7/31/19 – End 10/9/19)
3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
November 16, 2019
(Start 9/11/19 – End 11/13/19)
3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
December 14, 2019
(Start 10/9/19 – End 12/11/19)
3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
January 11, 2020
(Start 11/13/19 – End 1/8/20)
3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
February 8, 2020
(Start 12/11/19 – End 2/5/20)
3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
March 21, 2020
(Start 1/8/20 – End 3/18/20)
3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
April 4, 2020
(Start 2/5/20 – End 4/1/20)
3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B

Monday-Friday Testing

Monday-Friday testing is held in the Central Administrative Services Building, located at 3125 S. Texas Avenue in Bryan, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

The schedule is subject to change so make sure to verify the date you want is still available before registering for an exam. The time of a specific exam is selected at registration.

Pay Online

For Monday through Friday testing dates, students may pay online and bring the printed payment receipt with them on test day.

Pay Here to Test Monday-Friday

Pay in Person

You may pay in person at Enrollment Services from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Enrollment Services is closed on Saturdays. Payment may be made with a major credit card, money order, debit card, or cash. No personal checks will be accepted. The testing fee is non-refundable, non-transferable, and will expire after 30 days from date of purchase.

Arrive on test day with the TCFP Exam Eligibility Form, proof of payment, and a state-issued photo ID.*

*Valid ID requirements include: state-issued driver's license or identification card, military identification card, foreign- or U.S.-issued passport, or Matrícula Consular identification card

TCFP testing information: https://www.tcfp.texas.gov/testing/testing_overview.asp

Available Courses at Online Test Sites

  • Aircraft Rescue Firefighter
  • Basic Wildland Firefighter
  • Basic Fire Inspector (2-hour exam)
  • Basic Fire Inspector W/ PE1 (3-hour exam)
  • Driver Operator-Aerial
  • Driver Operator-Pumper
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • Hazardous Materials Incident Commander
  • Hazardous Materials Operations
  • Hazardous Materials Technician
  • Incident Safety Officer
  • Inspector I, Inspector II
  • Instructor I, Instructor II, Instructor III
  • Investigator
  • Officer I, Officer II, Officer III, Officer IV
  • Plans Examiner I