Fireworks Sales

Only a licensed wholesaler or retailer may import fireworks into the state. 

Fireworks Wholesalers

Any person who sells fireworks at wholesale must be licensed by the Attorney General.

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.