- You must apply for an SSDS permit to make, import, export, buy, sell, supply, use, dispose of, store or transport dangerous substances.
- To apply for, renew or change a permit you must have a responsible worker identity card.
- You can apply for a 12 month or 3 year permit.
- You must apply at a service centre.
About applying for, renewing or amending a security sensitive dangerous substances permit (SSDS)
You must get an SSDS permit from WorkSafe Tasmania to use, store, make, buy, sell or import:
- SSE (security sensitive explosives)
- SSAN (security sensitive ammonium nitrate).
If you have an SSDS permit, you can also apply to have 'responsible workers' added to the permit. 'Responsible workers' can carry out restricted activity on your behalf.
How to apply, renew or amend
|Find your nearest Service Centre|
What you need to apply, renew or amend
You must visit a service centre and:
- provide a completed application form (PDF, 1.7MB)
- provide a site map (an example of a site map is in the application form)
- pay a fee.
Can I apply, renew or amend?
You can apply for, renew or amend if you:
Proving your identity
You do not need to prove your identity.
How much it costs
|Security sensitive dangerous substances permits (SSDS)||Fee|
Application for long-term SSDS permit - base fee
Application for short-term SSDS permit - base fee
Replacement of permit (first time)
Replacement of permit (second or subsequent time)
Nomination of new responsible worker (including renewals)
Additional fee for each background check
Additional fee for each responsible worker
Replacement of identity card (first time)
Replacement of identity card (second or subsequent time)
Fees and charges last updated 1 July, 2022.