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: https://auth.tcfp.texas.gov/account/login

Monday - Friday Testing

Online TCFP testing is available Monday - Friday at the Central Administrative Services Building, located at 3125 S. Texas Avenue in Bryan, by appointment only. Please complete the Blinn College Testing Appointment Request Form. Once we receive your completed form, we will contact you to schedule your exam based on available time slots for your preferred days.  

Pay Online

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

Pay Online

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 and Sundays. 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 the 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.

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