You can obtain this licence by submitting a completed Application for Licence to Collect Ammunition attached to the nearest explosives regional office.
This licence may be applied for by a person (person is defined as an
individual or corporation (public company, private company, club,
association, government agency or partnership).
Prior to completing the application, the applicant must decide whether to apply as an individual or a corporation/partnership.
If an individual is a person having an interest in a corporation and
the corporation is the separate legal entity responsible for the
intended explosives operations and activities, the individual must apply
using the corporate licence application form.
An individual who does not have an interest in a corporation would apply using the individual licence application form.
The required items section of the application form outlines all prerequisite licensing requirements.
A corporation applying for this licence must:
nominate an authorised person to act on behalf of the corporation;and
- if a non-publicly listed company, provide completed security assessment applications and pay the relevant fees for each person having an interest in the company.
Applications can be posted or submitted in person at regional offices only.
The following may also be required before your application is approved:
- the Chief Inspector of Explosives may require further assessment of the applicant under S15 (8)(c) of the Explosives Act 1999.
- the applicant's work status may require the provision of further information not outlined on the application form.
- the collection activity cannot commence until the licence is issued.