Approval for performing activities of public fireworks

Public fireworks operator

Establishment requirements only (no freedom to provide cross-border services, since this activity falls out of the Services Directive’s scope).

The candidate submits an application for the recognition of a foreign professional qualification containing:

  • Evidence on citizenship (a regular copy and uncertified translation)
  • Evidence on formal education (at least secondary education qualifications)
  • Evidence on completed training for handling explosive substances in performing fireworks
  • Evidence on medical fitness for handling explosive substances
  • Evidence on knowing the Croatian language and Latin script

Fees

35 HRK for issuing the decision on recognizing a foreign professional qualification HR12100110051863000160, payment model HR64, reference number of payment authorisation: 5002-713-Personal Identification Number (OIB)

Payment description: issuance of a decision on recognizing a foreign professional qualification

Authorisation

Decision on recognizing a foreign professional qualification

Deadline: up to 3 months from the day of receiving the application in the correct form

Legal remedies

Possibility of initiating an administrative dispute by lodging an appeal before the administrative court within 30 days from the day of the delivery of the decision.

Deadline for receiving the response: from 30 to 60 days

Conditions for issuing a decision on the authorisation to perform public fireworks are that the applicant:

  • Has at least secondary education qualifications
  • Has completed training for handling explosive substances in performing fireworks
  • Is medically fit to handle explosive substances, which is proved by a certificate of the competent health institution or occupational medicine specialist in private practice
  • Has not been finally adjudicated or no criminal proceedings have been initiated against him or her for a crime which is subject to ex officio prosecution, except in cases of a criminal offence of causing a road traffic accident committed by negligence resulting in a bodily injury or material damage, or an equivalent offence in the country of his or her citizenship or in which he or she has residence
  • Has not been finally adjudicated for a misdemeanour with elements of violence or an equivalent offence in the country of his or her citizenship or in which he or she has residence in the three years prior to the submission of the application
  • Has participated in the preparation and performance of at least ten fireworks
  • Knows the Croatian language and Latin script

Fees

35 HRK for issuing the decision on the authorisation to perform public fireworks

105 HRK for the form of the authorisation to perform public fireworks

HR 1210010051863000160, payment model HR 64, reference number of payment authorisation: 5002-713-Personal identification number (OIB)

Payment description:

Issuance of the decision on the authorisation to perform public fireworks /fee for drawing up a form for the authorisation to perform public fireworks

Competent authority and regulations

Ministry of the Interior

Ulica grada Vukovara 33, 10000 Zagreb

+385 1 6122 111

pitanja@mup.hr

Act on Explosive Substances and the Production of and Trade in Weapons (OG 70/17)

Ordinance on public fireworks (OG 131/08, 69/12 and 130/15)

Authorisation

Decision on issuing the authorisation to perform public fireworks

Deadline: up to 30 days from the day of receiving the application in the correct form

Legal remedies

Possibility of initiating an administrative dispute by lodging an appeal before the administrative court within 30 days from the day of the delivery of the decision.

Deadline for receiving the response: from 30 to 60 days

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