Mineral Prospecting Licence - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to prospect or explore for minerals. This licence entitles the holder to do this, as well as carry out mining on land covered by the Mineral Prospecting Licence and any other activities that are incidental to mining.

This licence cannot be renewed and the land that is covered by the licence cannot exceed five hectares. This licence extends to the sea bed and its subsoil within the territorial limits of Victorian water.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Current for the time specified on the licence but not exceeding 5 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $711.00

Fees for 2017-18.

General Miscellaneous -

Other fees may apply. Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Transfer Transfer $203.30

Fees for 2017-18.

Vary Variation $388.20 Fees for 2017-18.

Application process

Apply

Information that is required in the application for a Mineral Prospecting Licence is as follows:

  • Name and address of applicants;
  • Contact details;
  • If the applicant is a company, then supply a list of the directors and a copy of registration of the company;
  • Area of land applied for;
  • Map of the land applied for in 1:25,000 scale;
  • Names and addresses of the owners and occupiers of that land;
  • If that land is currently covered by any other Mineral licences;
  • Term of licence required;
  • Estimated annual expenditure for the first two years of the licence and estimated total expenditure for the entire term of the licence;
  • Evidence of financial capability;
  • Details of applicants experience in mining; and
  • Details of proposed work program.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Energy and Earth Resources

Contact details

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

Licensing Officer

Energy and Earth Resources

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Operating address: Level 15
1 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Mailing address: Earth Resources Information Centre
GPO BOX 2392
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Other: 13 61 86
Email: customer.service@ecodev.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.energyandresources.vic.gov.au/ (Opens in new window)