Mineral title fees and rents

The fees and rents listed below are for financial years starting July 1 and ending June 30.

You must pay the annual rent and administration fees on a title before the anniversary of the grant date, each year that a mineral title remains valid.

You will get a reminder letter two months before the date.

The title will be cancelled if you don't pay the rent or administration fee.

All fees and rents have been converted from revenue units except advertising fees.

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Title typeAmount from July 1 2019
GST exempt
Amount from July 1 2018
GST exempt
Exploration licence$423$413
Exploration licence in retention$242$236
Mineral lease$907$885
Extractive mineral exploration licence$242$236
Extractive mineral permit$242$236
Extractive mineral lease$605$590
Access authority$242$236
Reduction variations (waiver)$121$118
Variations to conditions (VOC) of mineral title$121$118
Variation of expenditure condition for project area$605$590
Mineral authority’sSame as corresponding titleSame as corresponding title
Re-issue of consent under Part IV of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976$60$59

Title typeAmount from July 1 2019
GST exempt
Amount from July 1 2018
GST exempt
Exploration licence$302$295
Exploration licence in retention$242$236
Mineral lease$242$236
Extractive mineral permit$121$118
Extractive mineral lease$242$236
Mineral authoritySame as corresponding titleSame as corresponding title

Title typeAmount from July 1 2019
GST exempt
Amount from July 1 2018
GST exempt
Application for registration of a devolution (per mineral title)$27$27
Application for registration of a transfer of mineral rights interests (per mineral title)$68$67
Application for registration of any other general dealing affecting a mineral title (per mineral title)$24$23
Lodgement of caveat (per mineral title)$24$23
Lodgement of continuation of caveat (per continuation)$24$23
Ministers certificate$18$17
Inspecting the register$8 for each full or part period of 15 minutes$8 for each full or part period of 15 minutes
Copy of information from the register$0.20 for each page$0.20 for each page

Rent fees vary based on when the exploration licence was granted

Licenses granted on or after the Mineral Titles Act startedAmount from July 1 2019
GST exempt
Amount from July 1 2018
GST exempt
Year 1 and 2$37 per block$36 per block
Year 3 and 4$75 per block$73 per block
Year 5 and 6$151 per block$147 per block
Subsequent years$211 per block$206 per block
Licenses granted under the Mining Act and converted under the Mineral Titles ActAmount from July 1 2019
GST exempt
Amount from July 1 2018
GST exempt
Year 2$10 per block$10 per block
Year 3$20 per block$20 per block
Year 4$40 per block$40 per block
Year 5$80 per block$80 per block
Year 6$160 per block$160 per block

Title typeAmount from July 1 2019
GST exempt
Amount from July 1 2018
GST exempt
Exploration licences in retention$21 per hectare$21 per hectare
Mineral lease$21 per hectare$21 per hectare
Extractive mineral exploration licence$37 per block$36 per block
Extractive mineral permit$65 per hectare$63 per hectare
Extractive mineral permit (on which rehabilitation is being carried out under the MMA)$12 per hectare$11 per hectare
Extractive mineral lease$272 per hectare$265 per hectare
Mineral authoritySame as corresponding titleSame as corresponding title
Non-compliant existing interest
Mineral claims - refer to regulation 142 of the Mineral Titles Regulations 2011
$10 per hectare$10 per hectare

Title typeAmount from July 1 2019
GST exempt
Amount from July 1 2018
GST exempt
Airborne survey report$60 for each week or part week$59 for each week or part week
Reports (annual/expenditure/final)$121 for each week or part week$118  for each week or part week
Amalgamated Reports 2 - 4 mineral titles$181 for each week or part week$177 for each week or part week
Amalgamated Reports 5 - 9 mineral titles$242 for each week or part week$236 for each week or part week
Amalgamated Reports 10 > mineral titles$302 for each week or part week$295 for each week or part week

The advertising fees listed below exclude mineral and extractive mineral leases.

Advertising costs will be advised and payable before publication.

NewspaperFee from July 1 2019
GST inclusive
Fee from July 1 2018
GST inclusive
NT News$334.69$334.69
Koori Mail$235.75$235.75
Centralian Advocate$239.61$239.61

Last updated: 08 April 2019

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