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

Service summary

You will require this licence if you are an individual or company that intends to purchase, possess and supply (including export) explosives and / or security sensitive dangerous substances. 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.

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
  • provide a legitimate reason for the need to supply explosives / substances
  • have arranged for the safe and secure handling and storage of security sensitive dangerous substances
  • have the qualifications, experience and knowledge necessary for the licence
  • ensure you only supply to people authorised under the explosives regulation to receive 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.

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.

Expiry

Anniversary of date of issue.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$662.00
RenewRenewal$662.00
GeneralDuplicate Certificate$33.50

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

Website:

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