Get a Certificate of Inspection: Passenger Elevator
NAICS CODE: 333921
NAICS DESCRIPTION: An elevator used primarily to carry persons other than the operator and persons necessary for loading and unloading.
Endorsement Class: Inspected Sales and Services
Legal Authority: DC Municipal Regulations: Title 13, Chapter 1
License Duration: Two (2) Years
Application Fee: $70.00
Category License Fee: $141.00
Endorsement Fee: $25.00
10% Technology Fee: $23.60
Total Fee: $259.60
All applicants for a Certificate of Inspection must comply with the following DC Code requirements:
Conveyance Equipment Information Card
All applicants for a Certificate of Inspection must complete Conveyance Equipment Information Card remit the associated payment, and submit the required supporting documentation.
Third Party Inspection/Elevator Inspection Certification
All applicants for a Certificate of Inspection must present a Third Party Inspection Report to be reviewed and approved by an elevator inspector from the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, Inspections and Compliance Administration, Elevator Inspection Branch, 1100 4th Street, SW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20024, (202) 481-3531.
Application Submission Methods
You may apply for a Certificate of Inspection in-person with cash, check, money order or a major credit/debit card by visiting the DCRA, Business License Center, 1100 4th Street, SW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20024. No appointments are required. The walk-in times for Elevator Certificate Renewals is 8:30am to 3:00pm. Applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
You may apply for a Certificate of Inspection and pay with a check or money order via mail. Please submit all requirements including the associated fee. Make check or money order payable to “D.C. Treasurer.”
Mail complete application and payment to:
Wells Fargo Bank
DC Government Wholesale Lockbox 91360
7175 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
Note: Processing times for Certificate of Inspections submitted by mail may take up to 30 business days. Please consider applying online or in-person for the fastest turnaround.