About the licence

You can apply for individual or combinations of the following explosives licence types:

  • Manufacture explosives in a factory.
  • Manufacture explosives at a place other than a factory.
  • Fill and cap safety cartridges for commercial purposes.
  • Store explosives at a medium scale storage facility.
  • Sell or import explosives.

If you hold a Victorian licence to operate a major hazard facility, you do not require a licence to manufacture or store explosives.

Fee summary

$312.50

Issue or renewal fee.

$109.38

Amendment fee.

$40

National Police check.

$20

ASIO security assessment.

5 years

This licence is valid for 5 years.

Apply or renew the licence

Note: You can purchase copies of the Dangerous Goods (Explosives) Regulations 2011 from Information Victoria on 1300 366 356 or you can view them at legislation.vic.gov.au.

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