Licensure With The Board

A person, firm, or entity that manufactures, sells, or stores fireworks must obtain a license issued by the board. A license may not be issued to anyone under the age of eighteen. A complete application for licensure must be submitted on forms prescribed by the board and accompanied by applicable fees. A license is required for each physical address or site at which fireworks are manufactured, sold, or stored.

Annual Licenses may be issued upon inspection for one calendar year and are nontransferable. All Annual Licenses expire on August 31st.

90 day Temporary Licenses may be issued upon inspection and are nontransferable.

Fee Information

Wholesaler License: $1250

Jobber License: $500

Retailer Licensure (per location): $200

Temporary Retailer License (per location): $100

Display Magazine Permit: $100

Manufacturer License: $2000

License or permit applications without inspections reports are due in the Department fifteen (15) business days before the start of operations. Applications submitted less than fifteen (15) business days before the start of operations will be subject to a $200 special processing fee.

FAQ
Licensed Fireworks Wholesalers and Jobbers in SC

Licensed Fireworks Wholesalers and Jobbers

Licensed retailers shall purchase from a licensed wholesaler or jobber as per S.C. Board of Pyrotechnic Safety Regulation 71-7405.1(D)(10)).