- be an adult
- be an appropriate person under S15 of the Explosives Act 1999
- be able to read and understand the English language to the satisfaction of the Chief Inspector of Explosives.
- comply with codes of practice and standards called up by the Explosives Act 1999.
- for a licence or permit related to security sensitive explosives, the individual, directors, partners or nominated responsible person must hold a current security clearance.
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).
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.