What type of explosives licenses are available?

A Federal explosives manufacturer license allows a person to acquire, manufacture for commercial use, distribute, ship and transport explosive materials in interstate or foreign commerce.

A Federal explosives importer license allows a person to import, distribute, ship and transport explosive materials in interstate or foreign commerce.

A Federal explosives dealer license allows a person to acquire, distribute, ship and transport explosive materials in interstate or foreign commerce.

A Federal explosives permit allows a person to receive, ship, and transport explosive materials.  A Federal explosives permit does not authorize a person to distribute explosives.

Last Reviewed September 21, 2018