Register for the National Fire Department Census

You may register your fire department in one of two ways:

1. Register online preferred method

Choose your state, enter the Fire Department ID (FDID) if known, and select the “Begin” button to start your registration. If you do not know the FDID, please contact your NFIRS State Program Manager.


2. Register by fax or mail

Please fax to 301-447-1049 or mail to:

Fire Department Census
U.S. Fire Administration
Room G-106
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Download registration form PDF 1.2 MB