Only a licensed wholesaler or retailer may import fireworks into the state.
Any person who sells fireworks at wholesale must be licensed by the Attorney General.
- Complete and submit the Application for Wholesale Fireworks License (SFN 52620)
- The fee is $250.
The annual license expires on December 31, regardless of issue date.
Retail Sales of Fireworks
Retailers must be licensed by the county sheriff. Retailers can purchase fireworks only from a licensed wholesaler.
- Fireworks can be sold only between June 27 and July 5, and December 26 through January 1.
- A purchaser must be at least 12 years old.
Review the Laws
The applicable laws are contained within N.D.C.C. Chapters 23-15 and 23-15.1.