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Kerala - Apply for Cracker and Explosive License

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Apply In-Person

  1. Applicant may approach the collector office to apply for this license.
  2. Link for contact: link
  3. Make sure that you have required documents to process your request.
  4. Please confirm that you are eligible to apply.
  5. Applicant must submit application form- 4 Or Form AE Or the form applicable as appended to Cracker/Explosive Act 1984 with required documents.
  6. Your application will be accepted with advised fee as per authorities.
  7. NOC has to be obtained from controller of explosives Chennai. Contact link: link please use the Kerala contact details as per the page to apply.
  8. This application will be processed further.
  9. If, required police verification and enquiries would be conducted.
  10. If everything in place and upon satisfactory ground the license will be issued.
Note: Grant or rejection of permit depends on the department decision.
  • Approval authority :
    • For crackers above 50Kgs Chief Controller of Explosives, Chennai.
    • For crackers up to 50Kgs respective District Collector.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form : link(Please use FORM 4 for Application for grant or amendment of licensee to possess and sell explosives) Or link
  • Proof of Identity and Address proof
  • Verification report from police
  • No objection from fire service department
  • No objection from local body (district administration)
  • Particulars of previous license if any
  • Description of place for where the storage is intended to be carried out.
  • No objection certificate of the tenant, if the business is intended to be carried out on the land of tenant other than the applicant.
  • Recent copy of Form-F of the land housing the Storage Facility.
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Passport size photos

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Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

2nd Floor Civil Station Building, Civil Station Road,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - 695043.
Tel: 0471-2731177 | 0471- 2731166(F)
E- mail: [email protected]

Link for contacts: link and link



  • Applicants must be above 18 years old.
  • Not sentenced or convicted of any offence involving violence or moral turpitude for a term of not less than six months, at any time during a period of five years after the expiration of the sentence.
  • Applicant should not have any connection or executions in code of Criminal Procedure.
  • Applicant license under the Explosives Act has not been cancelled, whether before or after the commencement of the Indian Explosives (Amendment) Act, at any time during a period of five years from the date of cancellation of such license.


  • Officials at Controller of Explosives would give fee details
  • Please use the following link to ascertain your fees : link


  • Validity of the Cracker License on Temporary basis will be Maximum of 15 days and on Permanent basis for 1 Year (Financial Year)
  • Renewed every year (Optional)
NOTE : When applying for a temporary license to sell or to store on seasonal demand like Diwali – This licence will be issued in a time of 1 week to 1 month as decided by local authorities.

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Processing Time[edit]

30 working days

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Applicants may approach the Deputy Commissioner, who is in charge of issuing Cracker and Explosive License.

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It is advisable to go to the Deputy Commissioners Office between 9:00am to 5:00pm.

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