- be an adult
- be an appropriate person as per Section 15 of the Explosives Act 1999
- be able to read and understand the English language to the satisfaction of the Chief Inspector
- comply with codes of practice and standards called up by the Explosives Act 1999.
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.
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 local council may have requirements which must be met.