Applying for a licence to manufacture explosives

Manufacturing at an explosives factory

Apply for a licence to manufacture explosives in Queensland at an established factory facility

Manufacturing explosives at a place of use

Apply for a licence to manufacture explosives in Queensland at or near the place where the explosives are to be used

Mobile manufacturing units

If the licence is for a mobile manufacturing unit (MMU), you may also transport certain explosives and their ingredients.

We recommend that MMU drivers complete the relevant competency (RIIBLA203D Conduct mobile mixing of explosives) from a registered training organisation.

Apply for a licence to manufacture explosives in an MMU in Queensland using one of the following:

Fees for licences

Also read important information about your licence fees, including how to pay and refunds.

Licence class Licence type Licence fee and period
Licence to manufacture explosives For an explosives factory other than a mobile manufacturing unit 1 year  {{ 35349 }}
5 years  {{ 35348 }}
Licence to manufacture explosives For a mobile manufacturing unit 1 year  {{ 35351 }}
5 years  {{ 35350 }}
Licence to manufacture explosives For a place of use that's not an explosives factory 1 year  {{ 35353 }}
5 years  {{ 35352 }}

Obligations of licence holders

Licence holders must:

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