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Fees for fireworks and explosives licences

Fees for licences are based on the minimum separation distance for storing the fireworks and explosives.

Details of the fees are available below. Guidance on the separation distances needed for storing fireworks and explosives (opens new window) is available on the HSE website.

Fees for licensing of fireworks and explosives
Type of applicationDurationFee

Licence to store explosives where a minimum separation distance of greater than 0 metres is prescribed

1 year£189
2 years£248
3 years£311
4 years£382
5 years£432

Renewal of licence to store explosives where a minimum separation distance of greater than 0 metres is prescribed

1 year£88
2 years£150
3 years£211
4 years£272
5 years£333

Licence to store explosives where no minimum separation distance or a 0 metres minimum separation distance is prescribed

1 year£111
2 years£144
3 years£177
4 years£211
5 years£243

Renewal of licence to store explosives where no minimum separation distance or a 0 metres minimum separation distance is prescribed

1 year£55
2 years£88
3 years£123
4 years£155
5 years£189

New/ renewal licence to supply fireworks throughout the year, one year's duration - £500.00   

Varying name/ address, transfer of/ replacement of lost licence - £37.00

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