Special Facilities Licence - South Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to establish and operate facilities for purposes associated with regulated petroleum and geothermal energy substances. These purposes include:

  • searching for any regulated substance
  • processing any regulated substance
  • producing or generating energy from a source of geothermal energy
  • other activities that may be relevant or incidental to searching for, processing, producing or storing any regulated substance or a product derived from a regulated substance.

A licence granted for these purposes will give you the right of access to and use of land to which the licence relates on certain terms and conditions.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $5174.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All -

Annual fee is $4376.00 or $2337.00 per square kilometre of the total licence area, whichever is greater. Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All How to Apply for a Licence (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Department for Energy and Mining

Energy Resources Division

Contact details

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