Licence to Store Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to store Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate (SSAN) in bulk or in packages.

SSAN is ammonium nitrate, or any ammonium nitrate mixture containing greater than 45 percent ammonium nitrate. However, solutions which include ammonium nitrate are not required to be licensed for any purpose.

A licence for the storage of SSAN gives authorisation to store a particular type and quantity of SSAN at a specified location.

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 and any person who will supervise or manage any authorised activities must:

  • 18 years or older
  • be a fit and proper person
  • have a genuine reason for carrying out the intended activities

You will need to nominate yourself as authorised personnel if you intend to have unsupervised access to SSAN. This will require you to undertake a National Police Check and Politically Motivated Violence clearance.


3 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $75.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $36.00

ASIO clearance. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $75.00

Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $75.00

Fees for 2023-24

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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