Proximate Pyrotechnic Permit

There are four categories of permits; Indoor, Outdoor, Flame Effects, and Unlimited. The permit is valid for four years. 

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The holder of the permit shall keep original permit on his person at all times while working with/around articles pyrotechnic. A copy of the permit will not be accepted as valid proof if questioned by authorities.

  • Applicant must be at least 21 years of age
  • Applicant cannot have any felony convictions
  • A criminal history check will be done
  • Applicant must provide experience in the performance of at least three articles of pyrotechnic displays in the last four years. A minimum of four individual devices must be used to qualify as a display of articles pyrotechnic.
  • Applicant must pass a written examination administered by the Kansas State Fire Marshal's Office by receiving a score of 80% or above.