Firework legislation and licensing for event organisers, firework retailers and storage facilities.
If you want information about this year's firework displays or how to stay safe at home see our bonfire night and fireworks page.
If you are thinking of holding a bonfire night event, please visit the events safety information for organisers page.
Retailers need a licence to sell fireworks. You are committing an offence if you:
A licence for the storage and sale of fireworks or registration may be required to store and/or sell fireworks. This also applies to other explosive products, such as flares and marine safety devices, small arms ammunition, fuses, ammunition primers and desensitised explosives.