Licence to Store Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to store Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate in bulk or in packages in South Australia.

Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate is defined as 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 Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate gives authorisation to store a particular type and quantity of Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate 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:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be a suitable person to hold the licence
  • have a genuine reason for carrying out the intended activities
  • have a suitable character and reputation to hold the licence.


Three years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $70.00

Fees for 2021-22

Vary Variation All $70.00

Fees for 2021-22

Additional information

In your application for this licence, you will need to provide:

  • a security plan
  • a storage site plan
  • details on the proposed location and characteristics of the storage facility
  • any other information the agency requires.

If you wish to have unsupervised access to Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate, you will need to nominate yourself as authorised personnel. This will require you to undertake a National Police Check and Politically Motivated Violence clearance.

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)