Application for Structural Fire Safety New Development Approval

In compliance to National Building Code of Fiji under Public health Act, all building plans have to be approved by NFA to meet the minimum requirements (with reference to Australia and New Zealand standards) as follows:


1) Fire resistance and stability
2) Access and egress
3) Fire services and equipment


For complex development, a pre-submission concept meeting is available.

Service Availability

0800 - 1630H [Mon - Thurs]

0800 - 1600H [Fri]

Excluding weekends & public holidays

Service Turnaround Time

10 working days subject to complete submission of application

Required Forms


SFS 2: Structural Fire Safety Application Requirements

Supporting Documents

1.Certified Fire Engineer Report (in English) (for development of building above $2 mil in value and where sprinkler is required). The engineer must be a certified member of the Institute of Fire Engineers.

2.Design and product specifications

Service Fee

Please refer to Schedule of Fees

Contact Person

Central HQ - Structural Fire Safety Department Station Officer

Tel: +679 3392255; Mobile: +679 9980554

Central HQ - Structural Fire Safety Department Sub-officer Planning 

Tel: +679 3392255; Mobile: +670 9980554

Northern - Structural Fire Safety Department, Sub-Officer North

Tel: +679 8811333; Mobile: +670 9987530

Western - Structural Fire Safety Department, Sub-Officer West

Tel: +679 6660211 Ext 107; Mobile: +670 9987529

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Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport

Level 2 and 3, Civic Tower, Victoria Parade, Suva

Tel: +679-3305411

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