Applications & Fees

Relief of Disability

If your previous application for a Type I Explosives Permit has been denied, suspended or revoked under Article 3 Section 3.3 of the Explosives Program Regulations and you have since obtained an ATF Employee Possessor Letter of Clearance, you may now request a hearing in order to seek relief. 


Application Information

Click on the appropriate link below for the application(s) required, download and save a copy and fill it out. The applications can be printed or completed as fillable forms on your computer.

The Notarized Certification form in each application must be completed correctly. It must be signed and dated in the presence of a notary public. Any alterations or mistakes that occur on the notarized certification page of an application must be crossed out, rewritten without error and initialed by both the applicant and notary public.

Application Type

Associated Fee

$110
$225
$375
 
Once you have completed the application and determined the appropriate fee, using the table above, submit the application and payment (made payable to the Division of Oil & Public Safety) to the address listed on the application.

You may also submit your application via email to cdle_explosives@state.co.us and request an invoice to submit payment using our Online Payment System to pay your permit fees more efficiently.

For Type I Explosives Permit Applications:

  • Individuals are required to submit one (1) fingerprint card with their new application (no longer required for renewal applications).
  • Fingerprint cards can be completed by a sheriff's office, police department or a fingerprinting service.
  • If the sheriff's office or police department does not provide fingerprint cards, please send an email to cdle_explosives@state.co.us or call 303-318-8552 and request that a fingerprint card be mailed to you.

For Type II Explosives Permit Applications:

  • A list of all Type I permit holders currently employed with the company must be provided.
  • Companies requesting the Purchaser classification are required to provide the name(s) of the Type I permit holder(s) who will be authorized to order and receive explosives on behalf of the company.
  • The name(s), required information and signature(s) of the Type I permit holder(s) who will be directly responsible for the applicant's compliance with explosives rules and regulations must be provided.

For Type III Explosives Permit Applications:

  • The location of all storage sites and the number of each type of magazine at each storage site must be provided.
  • Companies are required to affirm that local sheriff and fire authorities were notified about the location of all storage sites just prior to submitting the application to OPS (for new and renewal applications).
  • The name(s), required information and signature(s) of the Type I permit holder(s) who will be directly responsible for the applicant's compliance with explosives rules and regulations must be provided.