Welcome to the Texas Department of Insurance Retail Fireworks Permit Registration application.

Fireworks retailers (Individuals and Distributors/Jobbers) can use this service to purchase retail fireworks permits with the State of Texas.

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Permit Holders -If you operate one or more fireworks stand, you must purchase one permit per stand.

To start your application process, you will need the following:

Buy a Permit

Important Information

  • Retail fireworks permits cost $30. (Permit Fee: $20 + Safety & Education Fee: $10)
  • All permits expire on January 31st of the following calendar year (no matter when a permit is purchased).
  • Permit holders must display the following items in a place that all customers can easily see:

  • Fireworks rules for retail fireworks sales and storage (You must keep a copy of this at the firework stand or distribution center).
  • Retail Outdoor Stand SFMO Inspection Checklist
  • Retail Indoor Site SFMO Inspection Checklist
  • For general questions regarding retail permit requirements, please email the State Fire Marshal’s Office or visit Fireworks licensing
  • This online service is provided by Texas.gov, the official website of Texas.