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 each year, regardless of the purchase date (a permit purchased between January 2nd and January 31st will expire on January 31st of the same year).
  • 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.