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Licence To Drive A Vehicle Transporting Explosives

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About the Licence 

The Application for an explosives licence authorises you to drive a vehicle transporting explosives by land above the prescribed quantities.

To apply for a licence you must provide proof of competency by passing an approved test or completing an approved or accredited training course through a registered training organisation. You must also undergo a medical assessment and submit a completed medical fitness certificate and driving records history.


  • $62.50 per licence
  • $21.88 for an amendment to a licence
  • $40 National Police check
  • $20 ASIO security assessment (if you have previously completed an ASIO security assessment through WorkSafe you do not need repeat or pay for this assessment again.)

Licence is valid for up to 5 years.

Getting the application form

Where to send the form

  • Lodge your completed application form at a participating Australia Post outlet.
  • Ensure your form is completed correctly and all supporting information is provided. Your signature must be witnessed by an Australia Post officer when you lodge your application.
  • An Australia Post officer will check your application form, verify all supporting information and will forward your application to WorkSafe for processing.

Apply for or renew the licence 

Complete the application form and provide the following information:

Take your completed unsigned application form and all other information to an Australia Post outlet for processing.

If you are renewing your licence, in addition to providing the information above, please provide your existing licence number.

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