March 1, 2017
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Washington, D.C. 20472
MEMORANDUM FOR: Write Your Own (WYO) Principal Coordinators and the
National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Direct
FROM: NFIP Clearinghouse
SUBJECT: Revised Elevation Certificate
The newly revised Elevation Certificate (FEMA form 086-0-33) can now be accessed at
The following revisions were made to the Elevation Certificate:
• Items A8 and A9 now allow alpha characters.
• If the wrong box is checked in Item B12 (CBRS or OPA), highlight and delete to remove
• Section C2a-h and Section E have been adjusted to allow correct rounding for decimal
• A “Clear Photo” button to the right of the caption box will allow deletion of a photo.
The expiration date of this form is November 30, 2018.