Transporting explosives

You can transport limited amounts of explosives if you're licensed to use explosives.

However, you can transport larger amounts of explosives only if you have a specific licence to transport explosives.

Note: The transport of explosives in a mobile manufacturing unit on a public road is covered under the licence to manufacture explosives.

If you transport an explosive in a vehicle, train or boat in a public area, you also need to comply with the:

This guide tells you how to apply for a licence to transport explosives, as well as the associated fees and your obligations under the licence.

It also advises you on your insurance requirements, the safe use of high-temperature exhaust systems and transporting mixed loads of detonators and high explosives.