Licence to Operate a Major Hazard Facility - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to operate a major hazard facility. A major hazard facility is a facility at which schedule 15 chemicals are present or likely to be present in a:

  • quantity greater than their threshold quantity
  • quantity greater than 10 percent of their threshold quantity and the agency considers there to be potential for a major incident to occur, such as an escape, spillage, leakage, explosion, implosion, or fire.

Schedule 15 chemicals, as outlined in the regulations, include:

  • explosive materials
  • flammable materials
  • oxidising materials
  • peroxides
  • toxic solids and liquids.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -
  • Tier 1: $10,887
  • Tier 2: $27,218
  • Tier 3: $48,992

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Cancellation All $55.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Duplicate Certificate All $55.00

Application for replacement licence document. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Renewal All -
  • Tier 1 facility: $10,887
  • Tier 2 facility: $27,218
  • Tier 3 facility: $48,992

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Transfer All $545.00

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Major Hazard Facilities (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Department of the Attorney-General and Justice

NT WorkSafe

Contact details

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