Licence to Store Explosives and / or Security Sensitive Dangerous Substances - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this licence if you are an individual or company and you intend to store explosives and / or security sensitive dangerous substances at a premises. Security sensitive dangerous substances currently refers to security sensitive ammonium nitrate. Explosives include:

  • Class 1 dangerous goods
  • goods too dangerous to be transported
  • articles or substances that, when manufactured, mixed, transported or assembled, can produce an explosive or pyrotechnic effect.

Specifically, this licence will allow you to:

  • store explosives / substances at the premises and for the period specified in the licence
  • purchase explosives / substances for the purpose of storing them under the licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • hold a current security clearance and be able to ensure only people with this clearance have unsupervised access
  • have a legitimate reason for storing the explosives or substances
  • have the qualifications, experience and knowledge necessary for the licence
  • have made adequate arrangements for the safe and secure handling and storage of explosives or substance
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.

If you are applying as a corporation, you must nominate at least one individual who will be responsible for the activities to be authorised by the licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

This licence is valid for a period of up to 5 years.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$275.50
RenewRenewal$275.50
GeneralDuplicate Certificate$33.50

Application

Apply

Applications must be made at an Australia Post office. Ensure to bring 100 points of identification with you for initial applications.


Approval time

Please allow 28 days for your application to be processed.

Administering agency

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation
SafeWork NSW

Act(s) name

Explosives Act 2003 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

Explosives Regulation 2013 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Licensing Enquiries
Department of Finance, Services and Innovation
SafeWork NSW


Operating address:
92 - 100 Donnison Street
Gosford, New South Wales 2250
Mailing address:
LOCKED BAG 2906
Lisarow, New South Wales 2250

Phone:

13 10 50
licensing@safework.nsw.gov.au

Website:

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