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Permits, licences, certificates and regulations for explosives

If you are involved with manufacturing, buying, selling, storing, importing, exporting or transporting of explosives, including industrial explosives, rocket motors and special purpose explosives such as flares or reactive targets, find out how to meet requirements for safety and security.


Services and information

Guide to authorization, permits, licences and certificates

Which approvals you need to meet requirements for safety and security

Explosives forms

Forms and applications for explosives

Explosives guidelines and standards

Guidelines and standards to help you manage explosives effectively and safely

electronic Licence Management System (eLMS)

An online tool to manage all your explosives licensing or restricted components needs

Explosives Act and regulations

Canada’s law and regulations on explosives and national and international cooperation

Regulatory reminders, updates, and safety alerts

The latest news on safety issues and reminders of explosives regulations

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