Pyrotechnician's Licence - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to purchase, possess, use or transport:

  • fireworks displays
  • distress signal (otherwise than for the purpose of a distress signal)
  • a model rocket propellant device containing an ignitable substance or ignitable substance exceeding 62.5 grams in mass.

This licence only permits you to possess a quantity necessary for a specific event. You will require approval if you intend to store more than the amount required for specific notified displays.

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
  • have the necessary qualifications, experience and knowledge
  • submit the required forms
  • pay any prescribed fees.

Only individuals can apply for this licence. Further eligibility details are outlined in the attached documents. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

Up to 5 years.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$269.00
RenewRenewal$269.00
GeneralDuplicate Certificate$32.50

Other resources

Application

Lodge

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

Supporting information

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