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Licence To Transport Explosives By Rail

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About the licence 

You must hold a licence, to transport explosives by rail in quantities greater than those specified in the regulations. Complete this application form if you need a new licence, amendment to your licence or renewal of your licence.


  • $500 for issue or renewal of a licence
  • $175 for amendment to your 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.

Where to send the form

WorkSafe Licensing branch
GPO Box 4293
Melbourne VIC 3001

Link to the application form
Application for a licence to transport explosives by rail

Apply or renew your licence 

Complete the application form and also provide:

If you are renewing your licence you are not required to complete the identification forms again unless your details have changed. In addition to providing the information above, please provide your existing licence number.

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