Permit to Enter Private Land - Western Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to search for minerals on private property. Permit holders can:

  • enter the land
  • search for minerals
  • detach and remove land samples (up to an aggregate weight of 13 kilograms, unless otherwise authorised by the landowner)
  • mark out a mining tenement, but not mine or disturb the surface.

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.


30 days


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $10.00

Fee per lot (minimum $38.00). Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Mining Act 1978 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Mining Regulations 1981 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Minerals and Mining

Contact details

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