Explosives storage licence

Application, fees and payments


The licence application form should be completed and returned. Please make sure you read the guidance notes included within the application form:


The fees to store up to 250kg NEC of Hazard Type 4 or up to 25kg NEC of Hazard Type 3 explosives apply for 1 years duration (from 1 October to 30 September):

New Licence: £113
Renewal: £56
Variation/transfer (to vary the name of the licensee or site address. Contact us for other variances to the licence): £38
All year sales licence: £500
For licences for up to 5 years: contact us for relevant fees.


All monies can be paid by BACS:

Bank: Lloyds
Sort Code: 30-97-73
Account Number: 00251708
Please quote Ref: R9206-D303-A3284

Also please include BACS advice with the registration documents.

You can make a payment through our online payment portal. Use your premises name as the unique reference.

Contact Trading Standards (Businesses only)

Use this service if you are a Slough based business.

Contact Trading Standards team