Licence to Acquire and Use Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate as a Fertiliser - South Australia


An authority is required for the manufacture, storage, transport, import or export, purchase or acquisition, sale or supply and use or disposal of Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate (SSAN) for the use as fertiliser.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be security cleared through ASIO and Police.


Up to 3 years.



Cash, Cheque, Money order, eftpos, Credit card.

Other resources

Regulation(s) name

Explosives (Security Sensitive Substances) Regulations 2006 SA

Additional information

A certificate of incorporation must be attached to the application, if the applicant is a company.
A National Police Clearance Certificate is required for each person who has the unsupervised access to the ammonium nitrate.
New employees will need ASIO clearance obtained through SafeWork SA.

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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

Administration Officer

Operating address: Level 4, World Park A
33 Richmond Road
Keswick SA 5035
Mailing address: GPO Box 465
Adelaide SA 5001
Toll Free: 1300365255
Phone: 0882264885
Fax: 0882264999
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