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

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to manufacture explosives and / or security sensitive dangerous substances. Security sensitive dangerous substances currently refer to ammonium nitrate substances. 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.

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 necessary qualifications, knowledge and experience to hold this licence
  • have a legitimate reason for handling explosives and / or security sensitive dangerous substances
  • ensure the safe and secure handling and storage of explosives and / or security sensitive dangerous substances
  •  ensure you only supply to people authorised to receive dangerous goods and / or security sensitive dangerous substances
  • 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.

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$2,760.50
RenewRenewal$2,760.50
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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Supporting information

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