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Key info

  • You must apply for a pyrotechnician permit at least 21 days before the date of your display.
  • Your display must not begin before 6 pm or continue after 10 pm. It must also not be longer than 30 minutes (except for New Years Eve displays).
  • You must have the landowner's permission to apply and you must have a security sensitive dangerous substances permit and a shot firing permit.
  • You can apply by email or at a service centre.
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    About applying for a pyrotechnician permit

    Pyrotechnicians may buy or get type 3 fireworks under a security sensitive dangerous substances permit.

    You cannot run a type 3 fireworks display unless you have a fireworks display permit.

    How to apply

    What you need to apply

    You must:

    • provide a completed application form (PDF, 1.05MB)
    • provide a site plan (details of what to include are on the application form)
    • pay a fee.

    Can I apply?

    You can apply if you have a shot firing permit with a pyrotechnics endorsement.

    Proving your identity

    You do not need to prove your identity.

    How much it costs


    Application for fireworks display permit not involving type 3 fireworks


    Application for fireworks display permit involving any type 3 fireworks


    Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.

    Payment options

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    More Information

    Please visit WorkSafe Tasmania for more information on applying for a pyrotechnician permit.