Licence to Store on Premises - Explosives - South Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to store explosives in quantities exceeding 3 kilograms and up to 60 kilograms kept in a receptacle or store. The licence will be valid only for the person to whom it is issued and for the premises in respect of which it is issued and is not transferable.

A magazine licence will be required for the storage of explosives not kept in a receptacle or store or exceeding 60 kilograms.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the agency for information regarding eligibility requirements.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $66.50

Up to 30 kg. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $121.00

Up to 60 kg. Fees for 2021-22.

Application process


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


This licence is not transferable.

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Chemical Hazards and Explosive Materials (CHEM) Team

SafeWork SA

South Australia
Operating address: Level 4
33 Richmond Road
Keswick, South Australia 5035
Mailing address: GPO BOX 465
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 1300 365 255
Fax: 08 8204 9200
Website: SafeWork SA (Opens in new window)