Bureau of Fire Code Enforcement – CSDCMAC (Smoke Cert) Application

To submit a CSDCMAC Certification, you may be a registered or non-registered DCA RIMS user.

Registered users will login to the NJ Portal and select DCA RIMS, which will bring them to the My Workspace screen.

Non-registered users will click on the DCA RIMS icon on the NJ DCA Home Page and be brought to the Non-Registered Services screen.

       Select Apply for a CSDCMAC (Smoke Detector) Certification (registered users in My Workspace - non-registered users in Non-Registered Services).

       After reading the instructions, click Continue.

       Complete the Property Information page.

       Click Continue.


Navigate the Contacts screens by selecting the desired contact’s title in the tabs at the top or by clicking << Previous or Next >> to move forward or back.


       On the Contacts screen—

       Enter or edit information for the Property Owner.

       Enter or edit information for the Preparer/Applicant.

       Click Continue.


       Select each radio button to indicate that all CSDCMAC requirements have been met.

       Click Continue.

       Click Yes to agree to the Terms and Conditions.

       On the CertificationSingle ApplicationGeneral screen, enter your—

        Certification PIN if you are a registered user.


       Full Legal Name if you are a non-registered user.

       Click Certify.

       Click Continue.



       On the Payment Summary screen, select—

       Pay with Credit Card


       Pay with eCheck

Pay with Credit Card

       Complete the Customer Billing Information

       Click Continue

       Review the information you entered

       If any of it is incorrect—

       Click Edit

       Correct the information

       Click Continue

       When you have verified that the information is correct, click Continue

       Click Make Payment

       You may print the Payment Confirmation page for your records

       Click Continue

Pay with eCheck

       On the Make Payment by eCheck screen, answer the question “Will the funds for the payment come from an account outside the United States?” by selecting Yes or No.

If you select Yes, the system will display a message stating, “The State of New Jersey cannot accept electronic payments from accounts outside of the United States. Payments from foreign accounts cannot be made electronically. Please use another account to make the payment.” You will need to go back to the Payment Summary screen to choose a domestic account.

       Enter information into the fields.

       Click Continue when finished.

       Check the information on the Review Payment Information screen.

       If the information is correct, Authorize Payment.

       If the payment information is not correct

       Use the navigation bar on the left side of the screen to go back to either the Payment Summary or eCheck Payment screen.

       Correct the information.

       Click Continue.

       Review the Payment Confirmation screen.

       To print a copy for your records, click Printer Friendly Version at the upper right corner.

       After printing, close the screen and go back to the RIMS Online Payment tab.

       Click Go to Workspace.

You will be returned to the My Workspace or Non-Registered Services screen, where you can scroll down and check the status of the CSDCMAC Certification.

Registration Inspections Management System
Copyright © State of New Jersey, 2012
PO Box 800, Trenton, NJ 08625-0800

Contact the DCA RIMS Help Desk.