You can't apply for this licence online. Contact your local council.


You need a licence to manufacture and store fireworks in Northern Ireland.

How to apply

Contact the Department of Justice for more information on licence applications.

Department of Justice
028 9076 3000

Licences usually last for 3 years.

Fees are payable and vary depending on the type and amount of explosives being manufactured and stored.

You may only need a certificate of registration to store small quantities of explosives including fireworks.