Apply for a fireworks and explosives licence

Fees

Your licence fee depends upon:

  • the quantity of explosives you wish to store
  • the length of time the licence is for
  • whether it’s a new application or a renewal

Licence to store explosives with no minimum separation distance:

  • £111 for one year (£55 renewal)
  • £144 for two years (£88 renewal)
  • £177 for three years (£123 renewal)
  • £211 for four years (£155 renewal)
  • £243 for five years (£189 renewal)

Licence to store explosives with a minimum separation distance:

  • £189 for one year (£88 renewal)
  • £248 for two years (£150 renewal)
  • £311 for three years (£211 renewal)
  • £382 for four years (£272 renewal)
  • £432 for five years (£333 renewal)

Changes to the name, transfer or replacement of a licence cost £37.

We will also charge for any additional work we are required to carry out.