If you store less than 5kg (NEM) of explosives including fireworks, and other pyrotechnics, then there is no need to be licensed. If all that is stored is cartridges, you can keep up to 25kg (NEM) without a licence (approximately 100,000 cartridges). Even if you are exempt, you must still comply with the safety requirements in the regulations concerning fire prevention and control.
Annual fireworks licence
If you intend to sell fireworks all year round, you must also obtain an annual fireworks licence. This will be in addition to your storage licence. A premises is required to have a storage licence in place before an annual fireworks licence can be granted.
If you do not have an annual fireworks licence, you can only sell fireworks at the following times:
between 15 October and 10 November
between 26 and 31 December
first day of Chinese New Year and the 3 days prior