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Application For Structural Fire Safety Compliance Certificates

Once the building completes its construction, the applicant can request for Structural Fire Safety Compliance Certificates. This is usually done after the electrical connections (Step 2) and water connection (Step 3) have been completed.

In compliance to National Building Code of Fiji under Public health Act, all building must be constructed as per approved plans and to be inspected by NFA after completion, to confirm compliance to minimum requirements (with reference to Australia and New Zealand standards) as follows:
– Fire resistance and stability
– Access and egress
– Fire services and equipment
– Building Use
– Fire Load

All structural and services completion certificate must be submitted before final inspection for new structures.

Any alteration to building designs must be submitted before the completion phase.

While this is the final step of Stage 3, please note that the local authority would not grant the final approval until this step is completed.

Potential Users: Owner and Developer

All forms would have been submitted during the Building Plan Approval stage. The local authority would then advise on this service and how to activate it.

Submission Form(s)
– SFS 7: Structural Engineers Completion Certificates (Download)
– SFS 8: Hydraulic Design Certificate for Fire Safety Systems (Download)

– Fire Safety Requirement reports

Supporting Documents
– Fire Engineers Completion Reports in Building more than $2mil in value and where the sprinkler is required). The engineer must be a certified member of the Institute of Fire Engineers.
– Completion certification for Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
– Test Reports for Building Emergency System

NFA FAQ for Obtaining Construction Permits (Download)


Service Availability
​Monday – Thursday: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
​Excluding weekends & public holidays

Turnaround Time
4 working days subject to complete submission of applications

Please refer to Schedule of Fees

Central HQ – Structural Fire Safety Department Station Officer
Email: stosfs.nfa@gmail.com
Tel: +679 3392255
Mobile: +679 9980554

Central HQ – Structural Fire Safety Department Sub-officer Planning
Email: sfsplans.nfa@gmail.com,
Tel: +679 3392255
Mobile: +670 9980554

Northern – Structural Fire Safety Department, Sub-Officer North
Email: sfsnorth.nfa@gmail.com,
Tel: +679 8811333
Mobile: +670 9987530

Western – Structural Fire Safety Department, Sub-Officer West
Email: sfswest.nfa@gmail.com,
Tel: +679 6660211 Ext 107
Mobile: +670 9987529
Website: www.nfa.com.fj

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Fiji Integrated Licenses and Permits Application System