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Licenses and Permits
This section is intended to provide information on who needs a Federal explosives license or permit and the steps necessary to obtain one.
What is theatrical flash powder and is there a license for its manufacture?
Is a separate license required for each location where business is conducted?
Must a person who engages in the business of both manufacturing and importing at the same location have both licenses?
Does a licensed manufacturer, importer, or dealer need a permit to use explosive materials?
Does a Federal license or permit exempt the holder from State or local requirements?
Who is authorized to import explosive materials?
How may an employee of an explosives licensee or permittee qualify to accept delivery of explosive materials for the employer?
When an explosives licensee or permittee sends one of their truck drivers to the distributor’s premises to pick up explosive materials that have been purchased by the licensee or permittee, will the driver be required to sign any forms?
Will a licensee or permittee be notified in advance when the license or user permit needs to be renewed?
I have timely filed my application for renewal of my license (or user’s permit) but I have not received my new license (or permit). May I continue in business even though the expiration date shown on my license or permit has passed? If so, for how long?