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Telangana Fire License

Telangana Fire License

Fire license or no-objection certificate is an important document which is issued by the Department of State Disaster and Fire Services to certify the conformity of requirements of fire safety measures of premises. In Telangana, fire license is mandatorily required to obtain building plan approval from the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation(GHMC). In this article, we look at the procedure for obtaining a Telangana fire license in detail.

Telangana Fire Service Act, 1999

According to Fire Service Act, any individual proposing to construct a building of more than 15 meters height for commercial or business has to apply for fire license to the Director-General of the Fire Service that the application has to be duly authorised before submission of building plans to the concerned authority Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation(GHMC) under the law.

The following are some of the scenarios when a fire license is required:

  • Fire license is a must for anyone seeking trade license or occupancy certificate from the civic body in the state.
  • Fire license is necessary to carry out businesses and trading activities, as listed under in the Department of State disaster and fire services.
  • Fire license is needed to verify that a building is resistant or unlikely to observe any fire-related accident.

Fire License Categories

The following listed out categories are required to obtain Fire License in Telangana.

  • Education buildings.
  • Residential apartment buildings
  • Hotels
  • Hospitals and sanatoria
  • Custodial institutions
  • Telephone exchange.
  • Assembly buildings
  • Multiplex buildings
  • Business buildings
  • Mercantile buildings
  • Industrial building low hazard
  • Industrial building Moderate hazard
  • Industrial building High hazard
  • storage building High hazard

Documents Required

The below mentioned are the required documents that should be submitted along with the application form of Telangana fire license.

  • Site Plan
  • Basement Floor Plan
  • Stilt/Ground Floor Plan
  • Floorwise plan
  • Terrace plan.
  • Section plan
  • Elevation plan
  • And if any other required supporting documents related to the above documents.

Online Application Procedure for Fire License

Applicants can apply for fire license/No objection Certificate online by following the steps specified here.

User Registration

Step 1: The applicant has to visit the official portal of Telangana State Disaster Response and  Fire service department.

Step 2: Click on Apply for building no objection certificate which is visible on the homepage of the portal.


Step 3: Then, the citizen login screen will open on the next page.

Step 4: Click on Register to create the User ID and generate the password which is below of the page.

Step 5: On the next page, the registration form will get displayed.


Login to the Portal

Step 6: The user has to fill the form with the required details such as

  • Applicant name
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Mobile number
  • Email id
  • Address

Step 7: After filling the details, the user has to click on the “Submit” button to generate the user id and password.

Step 8: Then the user has to log in with the help of generated user id and password.

Applying for Provision NOC

Step 9: Once the login Click on “Provision NOC” the application for Provisional NOC will appear on the screen.


Step 10: Now the user has to provide with the following information such as

  • Height of the building
  • Area of the site
  • Type of building

After completing the details, click on the “Proceed” button to continue with the remaining process.

Step 11: Now the user has to enter the builder details such as

  • Name
  • Father name
  • Mobile number
  • Email id
  • Address

Step 12: After entering the, all the above fields click on the Save button to enter text fields.

Step 13: Now enter the details for which building NOC is applied and after entering click on the “Save” button.


Proposed Building Information

Step 14: Enter the Number of Meters in the given text field for the Abutting Road Width and four sides of the building, i.e. East, West, South, North.

Step 15: Select Front Side Direction of the Building from the given dropdown list and select the “save” button.

Means of Escape Details

 Step 16: The means of Escape page will appear to enter the details of the type of Staircases, no of staircases, width etc. and click on “Save” button.


Floor Wise Details

Step 17: Now enter the details of floor type, Number of square meters fro build-up area, Classification of occupancy and after entering the details, click on “Save” button.


Step 18: Select yes or no for the mentioned firefighting system and click on the “Save” button.

Upload the Documents

Step 19: After entering all the above information upload the documents mentioned.

Step 20: After uploading the documents, click on the submit button.


Step 21: Click on the FeedBack button to give feedback by selecting Yes/ No buttons and click on next to pay the application fee.

Make Payment

Step 22: Click on proceed to make an online payment, the page will be redirected to a payment gateway.

Step 23: After making payment, the user will receive the application number/acknowledgement receipt to track the application status online.

View Application Status

After submitting the application form, the user can view the status of the application by visiting again the official portal.

Step 1: Click on “Status” menu from the dashboard.


Step 2: Then, the applicant has to select the appropriate application number from the list of application number displayed.

Step 3: Now, the applicant can be able to view the status of the application.

Issuance of Fire License

On payment of fees online and submission, the application will be forwarded to the Director-General. The Director-General assigns the application to a committee of Officers, and the Committee inspects the premises/building and submits the report online. The Committee then forwards the report to the Director-General who approves or rejects the application, and the applicant will get an email with the final approved certificate. Alternatively, the applicant can also download the same from the online portal.

Processing Time

The time frame for completing the entire process of the fire license application is 14 days from the date of application.

Validity of No Objection Certificate

The fire license or no objection certificate is valid for three years from the date of issue. However, it has to be renewed at the end of the given time limit.