Explosives and fireworks licences

A licence is required to manufacture, import, store, transport, supply, handle or use explosives and/or security sensitive dangerous substances.

Security clearance for handling explosives

A security clearance is required to have unsupervised access to explosives, explosive precursors or concentrated ammonium nitrate.  You can’t successfully apply for any explosives licence without one.

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Blasting explosives user licence

The blasting explosives user licence authorises you to purchase, use and dispose of explosives and/or security sensitive dangerous substances, as well as store them if authorised.

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Import and export of explosives

A licence to import explosives and/or security sensitive dangerous substances authorises you to purchase, import, store, supply and if approved, export those substances.

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Manufacture explosives

The licence to manufacture explosives and/or security sensitive dangerous substances authorises individuals and companies to purchase, use, store, supply and dispose of these substances for manufacturing purposes.

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Store explosives

This licence authorises you to store explosives and/or security sensitive dangerous substances.

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Supply explosives

The licence to supply authorises individuals and companies to purchase, store and supply (including export) explosives and/or security sensitive dangerous substances.

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Transporting explosives

A licence to transport authorises you to possess and transport explosives and/or security sensitive dangerous substances.

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Fireworks

To purchase, use, store, manufacter, supply and transport fireworks you need a licence.

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Security sensitive dangerous substances

A licence is required to possess and use security sensitive dangerous substances.

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