Explosives Driver's Licence - Western Australia


You may need this licence if you intend to drive a vehicle transporting explosives by road.

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 at least 21 years old
  • hold or have applied for a WA dangerous goods security card or hold a recognised security clearance
  • hold a current Australian or New Zealand driver's licence
  • have suitable driving history over the 5 years before the application is submitted
  • have passed an approved explosives driver training course in the 6 months before the application is submitted
  • pass a medical assessment against the required standards in the 6 months before the application is submitted
  • pass the relevant offence requirements.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $123.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $123.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety (Explosives) Regulations 2007 Western Australia

Approval time

Usually within 20 working days

Administering agency

Department of Energy, 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.