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Chimney Sweep (TQP)

The Division of Fire Safety adopts nationally recognized safety standards (NFPA – 211, Standard for Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid Fuel-Burning Appliances). Certification, training, and education are necessary for those people who clean, maintain and evaluate chimneys and solid fuel burning appliances.


A current certificate from the Chimney Safety Institute of America or Certified Chimney Professionals.

Currently, Adopted Codes

  • NFPA211 - Standard for Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents and Solid Fuel-Burning Appliances - Current Vermont Adopted Edition

Please Note: The Vermont Division of Fire Safety does not sell code books. Please contact National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to purchase the codes and standards. 

Chimney Sweep Certificate of Fitness (TQP) Application

List of all certified Chimney Sweeps

VT Approved Continuing Education

                       Certification for Chimney Cleaning, Maintenance and Evaluation
                        Safety Institute of America
                        (317) 837-5362


Division of Fire Safety; Debra Moulton
100 Mineral St, Suite 307 
Springfield, VT 05156
802-216-0500 (phone)