Dangerous Goods Security Card (DGSC) - Western Australia


You will need this security identification card if you work in an industry that involves the import, manufacture, supply, storage, sale, handling, use or transport of explosives or sensitive ammonium nitrate (SSAN). It is required before you can be approved for any other dangerous goods licence or permit.

You may not require this card if you are working entirely under the supervision of a licence holder or a secure employer.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 card you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • submit proof of identity documents and a photograph
  • consent to a criminal record check.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


5 years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $176.00
Renew Renewal All $49.50


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Dangerous Goods Security Card - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 Western Australia

Lodgement process


You must lodge your application in person at selected post offices.

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Resources Safety

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:

Dangerous Goods Licensing

Resources Safety

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Phone: 08 6251 2300
Email: cso@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Dangerous Goods (Opens in new window)