Pyrotechnic Sales Business Licence - South Australia


Persons intending to carry on a business involving the sale of fireworks (whether by retail or wholesale) must obtain a Pyrotechnic Sales Business Licence.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Proof of your company name is a legal entity. A certificate of incorporation must accompany the application.
Company must have a licensed pyrotechnician as an employee.
Public liability currency.
Storage licence for place of sale and where fireworks are kept.
Import licence if fireworks stock are obtained from interstate or overseas.


12 months.


Fees 2017-218:
$160.00 application fee.

cash, cheque, money order, eftpos, direct debit or credit card.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Explosives Act 1936 SA

Regulation(s) name

Explosives (Fireworks) Regulations 2001 SA

Explosives Regulations 2011 SA (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

SafeWork SA

Contact details

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

Administration Officer

Operating address: Level 4, World Park A
33 Richmond Road
Keswick SA 5035
Mailing address: GPO Box 465
Adelaide SA 5001
Toll Free: 1300365255
Phone: 0882264885
Fax: 0882264999
Website: (Opens in new window)