Pyrotechnic Sales Business Licence - South Australia

Service summary

Persons intending to carry on a business involving the sale of fireworks (whether by retail or wholesale) must obtain a Pyrotechnic Sales Business Licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Proof of your company name is a legal entity. A certificate of incorporation must accompany the application.
Company must have a licensed pyrotechnician as an employee.
Public liability currency.
Storage licence for place of sale and where fireworks are kept.
Import licence if fireworks stock are obtained from interstate or overseas.


12 months.


Fees 2017-218:
$160.00 application fee.

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

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

Toll Free:






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