Fireworks Trades Licenses

Per Section 5.3 of 8 CCR 1507-12:  Applications for a Retailer of Fireworks License shall be made to the Division at least thirty days prior to the start of permitted activities.  The deadline for July 4th Retail Fireworks applications (stands) is June 5, 2017.  All applications shall be received in person or by email by end of business, OR postmarked June 5, 2017 or earlier.

Retailer of Fireworks License       $50.00 per location or stand
Required to sell, offer for sale, expose for sale, or possess with intent to sell permissible fireworks at retail
-Please use this form when applying for a Fireworks Retailer License –previous editions will not be accepted after 60 days from any dated change
All applications must include:
-Complete, typed and signed Retailer of Fireworks Application
-Notarized Affidavit of Legal Residency
-Colorado Bureau of Investigation Background Check ( mail with $13.00 fee to the address at the top of the Request)
-Copy of Principal Owner’s Driver License or Identification Card
-Certificate of Good Standing from the Colorado Secretary of State
-Trade Name Affidavit – required when using a trade name of fictitious name
-Payment of $50.00 per location or stand 
**Please visit 
https://www.colorado.gov/payment/dfpc-fireworks and select 'Retailer of Fireworks License (Stands)' as your Service type. You must submit your payment receipt to have this credited to your application.

Please email all documents and online payment receipt, except for the CBI Background Check, to cdps_dfpc_fireworks@state.co.us

Display Retailer of Fireworks License     $1500.00 per year
Required to sell deliver, consign, give or furnish fireworks to any person authorized to conduct a fireworks display in Colorado

Wholesaler of Fireworks License $1500.00 per year
Required to sell, deliver, consign, give or furnish permissible fireworks to a retailer for resale in Colorado.

Exporter of Fireworks License     $1500.00 per year
Required to sell, deliver, consign, give or furnish fireworks for export outside of Colorado

Application Submission Instructions
-Please use this form when applying for Exporter, Wholesaler and or Display Retailer Fireworks License –previous editions will not be accepted after 60 days from any dated change (link)
-All applications must include:
-Complete, typed and signed Fireworks Trade License Application
-Notarized Affidavit of Legal Residency
-Colorado Bureau of Investigation Background Check ( mail with $13.00 fee to the address at the top of the Request)
-Copy of Principal Owner’s Driver License or Identification Card
-Certificate of Good Standing from the Colorado Secretary of State
-Trade Name Affidavit – required when using a trade name of fictitious name
-Payment
**Please visit 
https://www.colorado.gov/payment/dfpc-fireworks and select the license you are applying for as the Service type. You must submit your payment receipt to have this credited to your application.

Please email all documents and online payment receipt, except for the CBI Background Check, to cdps_dfpc_fireworks@state.co.us

Payment Information: The price to make a Credit Card payment to DFPC will be $0.75 plus 2.25% of the transaction amount. The flat fee for an ACH or electronic check payment is $1.00.

Since the transaction must be processed through the state’s official web portal, Colorado.gov, the payment is subject to portal pricing and under a contract administered under the authority of Colorado’s Statewide Internet Portal Authority as designated in statute CRS 24.37.7-101.