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Any transaction involving explosives either for demolition, storage, transporting and registering vehicles for transporting explosives are pursuant to regulations concerning Chapter 541 Section 29-34 through 29-355 of the Connecticut General Statutes.

State License for Operation of a vehicle transporting explosives requires a reference from your employer, two (2) photographs (1 1/2" X 1 1/2") taken within the past three months and two (2) forms of identification, a letter from the Chief of Police, in the event that your town does not have a Chief of Police a reference letter of reference regarding character is required.

Licenses and Permits for these types of transactions are as set below:

DPS-Stuex Explosives Blasters License

Duplicate Blasters License (Please call for information)
SP-913-c Application for State License for Operation of Vehicle Transporting Explosives
DPS-1003-c Explosives Transport Vehicle
Local Storage Magazine -- (Storage Container) No Fee is charged, this Agency inspects the container to insure safety regulations are upheld.


For additional information contact:

Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection
Connecticut State Police
Special Licensing and Firearms Unit
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, CT 06457

Telephone (860) 685-8000