Licence to Mix and Use Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to mix and use security sensitive ammonium nitrate (SSAN). SSAN is a blend of ammonium nitrate that contains greater than 45% ammonium nitrate.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • hold a licence allowing you to acquire SSAN
  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a suitable person to hold the authority
  • have a genuine reason for carrying your intended activities
  • ensure you and your associate's character and reputation is suitable.

You will need a licence to store on premises or in a magazine if you intend to explosives are to be stored overnight.

Any person who will have unsupervised access to SSAN will need to undergo a security check and be listed on your security plan.


1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Licence All

Fees for 2023-24

  • single location - $71.50
  • 2+ locations - $179.00.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Licence Conditions SSAN - PDF (Opens in new window)

Transfer process


This licence is not transferable.

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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