Mineral Claim - South Australia


You will need to have your mineral claim registered to peg out a claim to prospect and explore an area for minerals.

Minerals include:

  • extractive minerals (sand, gravel, stone, shell, shale, clay)
  • metallic minerals (e.g. cobalt, gold, silver, etc.)
  • energy minerals (coal or uranium)
  • industrial minerals (e.g. graphite, rare earth elements, salt, etc.)

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $627.00

Fees for 2021-22


Administering agency

Department for Energy and Mining

Mineral Resources 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:


Mineral Resources Division

Department for Energy and Mining

South Australia
Operating address: Level 4
11 Waymouth Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 320
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 08 8463 3000
Fax: 08 8463 6518
Email: DEM.minerals@sa.gov.au