Skip to main content

Explosives that fall under the Munitions List of Schedule I to the Import and Export (Strategic Commodities) Regulations,Chapter 60G (Opens a new window) , Laws of Hong Kong, are subject to export licensing control by the Trade and Industry Department (Opens a new window) with the prior endorsement of the Mines Division of the Civil Engineering and Development Department (Opens a new window) for explosives in general or Create HK (Opens a new window) for pyrotechnic special effects materials.

In addition to the export licence, export of explosives is subject to control under the Dangerous Goods Ordinance, Chapter 295 (Opens a new window) and the Entertainment Special Effects Ordinance, Chapter 560, Laws of Hong Kong (Opens a new window) . For pyrotechnic special effects materials as defined under the Entertainment Special Effects Ordinance, please go to Create HK (Opens a new window) . For explosives other than the above, please go to the Civil Engineering and Development Department (Opens a new window) . For conveyance of explosives by sea, the master, agent or owner of the vessel is required to submit a dangerous goods manifest to the Director of Marine. The format of the Dangerous goods manifest can be obtained from the Marine Department (Opens a new window) .

Explosives