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
Exploration licence$423
Exploration licence in retention$242
Mineral lease$907
Extractive mineral exploration licence$242
Extractive mineral permit$242
Extractive mineral lease$605
Access authority$242
Reduction variations (waiver)$121
Variations to conditions (VOC) of mineral title$121
Variation of expenditure condition for project area$605
Mineral authority’sSame as corresponding title
Re-issue of consent under Part IV of the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976$60

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

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

Rent fees vary based on when the exploration licence was granted

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

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

Title typeAmount from July 1 2019
GST exempt
Airborne survey report$60 for each week or part week
Reports (annual/expenditure/final)$121 for each week or part week
Amalgamated Reports 2 - 4 mineral titles$181 for each week or part week
Amalgamated Reports 5 - 9 mineral titles$242 for each week or part week
Amalgamated Reports 10 > mineral titles$302 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
NT News$334.69
Koori Mail$235.75
Centralian Advocate$239.61

Last updated: 02 September 2019

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