Texas Commission on Fire Protection Exams

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.

Test Dates and Times

  • 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
  • The testing center is located at the Central Administrative Services Building (3125 Texas Ave., Suite #1900 in Bryan).
  • Check the website for available dates; this 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.
  • Closed Dates: Refer to the Blinn Academic Calendar for campus closures.


For Monday through Friday testing dates, students may pay online and bring the printed payment receipt with them on test day. Payment can also be made in person at Enrollment Services from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday via credit card, debit card, money order, or cash. No personal checks. 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

No Walk-in Testing on Saturdays
  • To register for a Saturday testing date, students must prepay at Enrollment Services located at 3125 Texas Ave., Suite #1900 in Bryan.
  • Seating is limited.
  • Report time: 8:00 a.m.

Bryan Saturday Testing Dates Location
Nov. 17, 2018 (Start 9/17/18 - End 11/14/18) 3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
Dec. 8, 2018 (Start 10/17/18 - End 12/05/18) 3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
Jan. 12, 2019 (Start 11/14/18 - End 1/9/19) 3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
Feb. 2, 2019 (Start 12/05/18 - End 1/30/19) 3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
Mar. 2, 2019 (Start 1/9/19 - End 2/27/19) 3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
Apr. 6, 2019 (Start 1/30/19 - End 4/3/19) 3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
May 18, 2019 (Start 2/27/19 - End 5/15/19) 3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B
June 15, 2019 (Start 4/3/19 - End 6/12/19) 3125 S. Texas Ave, Bryan, Behind the H.E.B


Available Courses at Online Test Sites

  • Basic Wildland Firefighter
  • Code Enforcement Inspector
  • 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