Apply for a City Fire Alarm Specialty Apprentice Registration

Are you a Grand Rapids resident who is looking to register as a Fire Alarm Specialty Apprentice?  Follow these steps if you haven’t previously been registered by Grand Rapids.  

If you have previously been registered by us, click here to renew your existing registration instead.

Online Form

Make sure you have time to apply

Applying for a fire alarm specialty apprentice registration typically takes about 10 minutes. You'll be able to save your application and resume later if you need more time.

Make sure you have all the required information

You will be required to sign or upload signature files for both yourself and the Master or Contractor of Record. You can save the form and go back to it later if you need to wait for another person to sign.

Have your credit/debit card ready

You’ll need to enter your credit/debit card information to pay the $10 application fee. We accept Visa and MasterCard.

Apply online

Click the link below and complete the online form.

Complete the form in English here

We’ll review your application

Expect your registration card by mail within 2 weeks of receipt of your application. Keep in mind that you might need to revise your application or attachment if we notice any missing or incorrect information. 

Paper Form

Gather your information 

Make sure you have all the required information.To register as a city fire alarm specialty apprentice, you'll need the master or contractor of record's signature.

Complete the application 

Download and print the application to complete it. Don't have a printer? Don't worry! You can come to our office address listed in the Contact Us section of this page to pick up a paper copy.

Download the English version here

Submit completed application with payment

Mail or drop off the application to the address listed in the Contact Us section of this page.

Mailing your application? Include a check for the $10 application fee. Dropping of your application? You can pay with cash, check, money order or credit/debit (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express). 

We'll review your application

Expect to receive your registration card by mail within 2 weeks of receipt of your application. Keep in mind that you might need to revise your application or attachments if we notice any missing or incorrect information.   

Phone

Call us for instructions

You can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page. We'll get you all the information you need to apply for your registration. We don't take applications over the phone, but we'll make sure you have everything you need to submit your application.

In Person

Gather your information 

Make sure you have all the required information.To register as a city fire alarm specialty apprentice, you'll need the master or contractor of record's signature.

Prepare payment

Be prepared to pay the $10 application fee. You can pay with cash, check, money order or credit/debit (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express).

Visit our office

Stop by the Development Center to complete an application. We're located at the address in the Contact Us section of this page.

You can download and print the application beforehand if you want. Otherwise, we'll get you a copy when you come in.

Download the English version here

We'll review your application

Expect to receive your registration card by mail within 2 weeks of receipt of your application. Keep in mind that you might need to revise your application or attachments if we notice any missing or incorrect information.