Driver transporting explosives licence

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

Apply, renew or amend a licence

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Before you start your application

For your applications to be processed, you need to supply the following documents as part of your application:

Renewing your current licence

To renew your current licence, you're required to complete renewal training at a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). WorkSafe will send you a renewal notice.

Receiving the licence

We will make a decision on your licence application, and write to you with that decision, within 40 days of receiving your application.

If your licence application is approved you'll be able to access the digital licence immediately in myWorkSafe.

We'll also send a plastic card licence in the mail which you should receive in 20 to 25 business days from the date of the decision.

Fee summary


$62.50

Per licence.


$21.88

For an amendment to the licence.


$40

National police check.


$20

ASIO security assessment.


5 years

This licence is valid for five years.

Contact WorkSafe's licensing branch

To check the progress of an application or if you need assistance, contact the Licensing Branch at:

Licensing Branch
PO Box 279
Geelong Vic 3220

Phone 1300 852 562
Fax 1800 060 727
Email [email protected]

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