Registration of Authorised Explosives - New South Wales


You cannot legally handle an explosive unless it is registered as an authorised explosive. All authorised explosives are listed on the register of explosives, where the explosive is assigned a classification code.

If you intend to handle an explosive that is not listed on the register, you can apply to register the explosive.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must:

  • provide all the requested information about the explosive
  • provide a sample or samples of the explosive, as it may require testing.


Registration remains in force until it is revoked by the Authority.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $131.00

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Explosives Act 2003 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Explosives Regulation 2013 New South Wales

Approval time

Please allow 28 days for your application to be processed.

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

SafeWork NSW

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.