Extractive Mineral Permit (EMP) - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you intend to take sand, rock, gravel or soil from the natural surface of the land. An extractive mineral permit (EMP) gives you the right to occupy the title area.

An EMP is restricted to a maximum area of 100 hectares. You will have exclusive rights to take extractive minerals from the natural surface of the land. You can also temporarily store and process extractive minerals, remove extractive minerals from the EMP area and perform any other related activities specified in the permit.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


Up to five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $124.00

Administration fee. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All $66.00 Rent per hectare. Fees for 2021-22
Lodge Application All $248.00

Fees for 2021-22

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Titles Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Customer Services Officer

Titles Division

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Northern Territory
Operating address: Centrepoint Building
Floor 5
50 Smith Street
Darwin, Northern Territory 0800
Mailing address: GPO BOX 4550
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 08 8999 5322
Fax: 08 8981 7106
Email: titles.info@nt.gov.au
Website: Department of Primary Industry and Resources (Opens in new window)