Permit to Purchase Explosives - South Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to purchase or receive into your possession any quantity of explosives. This can include model rockets, commercial explosives, propellant powders and distress signals for re-sale.

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 permit you must:

  • provide a National Police Check
  • in the case of a company, provide proof that the company name is a legal entity.

You must hold a pyrotechnician's licence to purchase or acquire fireworks.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.

Application process


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

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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