A licence allowing you to manufacture, store, sell or import explosives.
Download the application form
You can apply for individual or combinations of the following explosives licence types:
If you hold a Victorian licence to operate a major hazard facility, you do not require a licence to manufacture or store explosives.
If you have previously completed an ASIO security assessment through WorkSafe you do not need to repeat or pay for this assessment again.
Issue or renewal fee $62.50. Plus $21.88 for each additional authorisation Amendment fee $21.88. Plus $7.66 for each additional authorisation.
National Police check.
ASIO security assessment.
This licence is valid for 5 years.
Ensure your form is completed correctly and all supporting information is provided.
You must provide additional supporting documentation required in sections 7 and 9 of main explosives form.
You must also complete an application to conduct a National Police check and ASIO security assessment form including your drivers licence details.
If you are renewing your licence, in addition to the above, please include your existing licence number.
Security assessment form
If you have previously completed these identification forms, you do not need to complete them again, unless your details have changed.
You must provide:
You can complete your payment details on the form.
Complete the application form and also provide:
Send your completed application, supporting documents, and identification form to WorkSafe's licensing branch by mail or email.
Note: You can purchase copies of the Dangerous Goods (Explosives) Regulations 2022 from Information Victoria on 1300 366 356 or you can view them on the Victorian Legislation website.
To check the progress of an application or if you need assistance, contact the Licensing Branch at:
PO Box 279
Geelong Vic 3220
Phone 1300 852 562
Fax 1800 060 727
Email [email protected]
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