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:

  • £109 for one year (£54 renewal)
  • £141 for two years (£86 renewal)
  • £173 for three years (£120 renewal)
  • £206 for four years (£152 renewal)
  • £238 for five years (£185 renewal)

Licence to store explosives with a minimum separation distance:

  • £185 for one year (£86 renewal)
  • £243 for two years (£147 renewal)
  • £304 for three years (£206 renewal)
  • £374 for four years (£266 renewal)
  • £423 for five years (£326 renewal)

Changes to the name, transfer or replacement of a licence cost £36.

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