Licence to Import Explosives - South Australia

Service summary

This licence is required for the importation (including importation from interstate) of any class of explosive in quantities exceeding 3 kilograms. Notification is required for each consignment imported. All imported explosives must be classified or authorised by the Dangerous Substances Branch. This licence is not transferable.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Must hold a current permit to purchase explosives or in the case of fireworks a pyrotechnician's licence.
The applicant must have adequate and guaranteed provision for the licensed transport of explosives quantity being imported.
The applicant must have adequate and guaranteed provision for the licensed storage of explosives quantity being imported.
The applicant must provide proof (or make an application) that the type of explosives being imported is classified or authorised in South Australia.

Duration

Annual.

Fees

From 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016:
Classification codes 1.2G, 1.3G, 1.4G or 1.4S: $62.50
All classification codes: $105.00.

Credit card, cheque, cash, direct debit, eftpos or money order.

Additional information

Holds a current permit to purchase explosives or in the case of fireworks being imported, a pyrotechnician's licence.
In the case of a company, proof of the company name is a legal entity. A certificate of incorporation must accompany application form.

Administering agency

Department of the Premier & Cabinet
SafeWork SA

Act(s) name

Explosives Act 1936 (South Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Explosives (Fireworks) Regulations 2001 (South Australia)

Explosives Regulations 2011 (South Australia)

Contact details

Administration Officer


Operating address:
Level 4, World Park A
33 Richmond Road
Keswick SA 5035
Mailing address:
GPO Box 465
Adelaide SA 5001

Phone:

0882264885

Fax:

0882264999
help@safework.sa.gov.au

Website:

http://www.SafeWork.sa.gov.au/ Opens in a new browser window

Supporting information

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