Explosive Shipment Permit

A permit is required before shipping any type of explosive device or material in the City of New Orleans. Permits are granted by the Fire Prevention Division of the New Orleans Fire Department. 

To apply for an Explosive Shipment permit, please contact the New Orleans Fire Department at (504) 658- 4770. Instructions and stipulations of the permit shall be strictly adhered to. 


  • $50.00 per shipment
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New Orleans Fire Department

(504) 658-4700
317 Decatur St New Orleans, LA 70130 View on map



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The New Orleans Fire Department (NOFD) is a multi-response, professional fire protection agency with a classification of “Class 1” representing exemplary commitment to building code enforcement.

The NOFD covers 299 square miles of Greater New Orleans serving approximately 364,000 residents and is one of the best and most unique fire departments in the nation.