Check Mineral Rights & Restrictions|
Obtain Metallic & Industrial Mineral Permit |
- Apply through ETS
- $625.00 Application Fee (+GST if applicable)
- minimum 16 to maximum 9216 hectares per Permit.
- Lands must be contiguous (adjoining.)
Obtain Approval to Explore |
Contact Alberta Geological Survey for relevant geoscience information and samples.
Meet surface operation requirements approved by Environment and Parks, Human Services, local municipality, etc.
Meet terms of Metallic and Industrial Mineral Permit.
Prepare Mineral Assessment Reports |
Reduce Permit Area|
Request reduction by letter to Coal and Mineral Development, Alberta Energy, any time in permit term; or
Include reduction in mineral assessment report, especially if work expenditure is less than required.
Transfer Mineral Rights
(one of the following)
Cancel Permit by letter to Alberta Energy, Coal and Mineral Development.
Permit Expiry, Alberta Energy notifies permittee after expiry
Apply for Lease
Must hold permit for minimum 2 years. Lease is for developing and producing confirmed mineral deposits.