Use this form to apply for a storage licence under the Explosives Regulations 2014.
This form consists of 6 pages and will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. Fields marked with a * are mandatory and require completion.
If you are intending to supply fireworks outside the normal permitted periods e.g. New Year, Chinese New Year, October 15 - November 10 and Diwali, you will need to make a seperate application to your local licensing authority for a licence to comply with the Fireworks Regulations 2004.
Licences for fireworks and other explosives that do not require an explosive certificate may be granted for up to 5 years as the licensing authority determines.
You should only use this form if you want to store less than 2000kg of explosives.If you want to store more than 2000kg of explosives you should apply to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for a licence. Further information on licensing can be found on: HSE - applying for a licence(external website).
Please ensure you have:
The plan should also show any areas where you intend to process or manufacture explosives where a licence for those activities is not required under regulation 6 of ER2014The scale will depend on the separation distance. For a distance of up to 200 metres, a 1:1250 would normally be required while greater distance would require 1:2500 or even a Super PlanWhere this plan clearly identifies the location of the site in relation to its surroundings it can be substituted fir the plan referred to above
Please note: This form should not be used for an application for a licence to store the explosives listed below: