Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate Authority - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to acquire and use Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate (SSAN). The licence authorises the following activities in relation to SSAN:

  • manufacture
  • storage
  • transport
  • import / export
  • purchase
  • sale / supply.

Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate is defined as pure ammonium nitrate, or any mixture containing greater than 45 percent ammonium nitrate.

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 must:

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

You will also need to nominate yourself as an authorised person 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

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