Licence to Mix and Use an Ammonium Nitrate Mixture - South Australia


This licence is required for the mixing of and using of ammonium nitrate. If explosives are to be stored overnight, a licence to Store on Premises or in a magazine is required. A licence granted is valid only for the person to whom it is issued, is not transferable and is valid for the place or places and for the particular Ammonium Nitrate mixture specified in the licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Hold a current permit to purchase explosives.




2019-2020 fees:
$64.50 one site
$162 multiple sites.

cash, cheque, money order, direct debit, eftpos or credit card.

Act(s) name

Explosives Act 1936 South Australia

Application process

The paper form 'Application for Permit to Purchase Explosives' is available from the agency.

Additional information

You must have a current security sensitive ammonium nitrate certificate.
Holds a current permit to purchase explosives .
In the case of a company, proof of the company name is a legal entity. A certificate of incorporation must accompany application form. SSAN application is a requirement before this licence can be accepted

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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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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