Mineral titles forms and guidelines

Mineral title application forms and guidelines

Listed below are the forms and other information needed to apply for and manage an exploration title or a mineral authority that corresponds to an exploration title. Read more about how to apply for a mineral title.

Name of form What it is for

Mineral exploration licence or mineral authority (approved form 1)  (128.8 kb)
Mineral exploration licence or mineral authority (approved form 1)
(273.1 kb)

Use this form to apply for a mineral exploration licence or a mineral authority.

Mineral exploration licence in retention or mineral authority (approved form 2) (155.3 kb)
Mineral exploration licence in retention or mineral authority (approved form 2) (287.2 kb)

Use this form to apply for retention of a mineral exploration licence or a mineral authority.

Mineral lease (approved form 3) (137.4 kb)

Mineral lease (approved form 3) (289.8 kb)

Use this form to apply for a mineral lease.

Extractive mineral exploration licence or mineral authority for extractive mineral exploration licence (approved form 4)   (145.2 kb)
Extractive mineral exploration licence or mineral authority for extractive mineral exploration licence (approved form 4)
(273.1 kb)

Use this from to apply for an extractive mineral exploration licence or mineral authority for an extractive mineral exploration licence.

Extractive mineral permit or mineral authority for an extractive mineral permit (approved form 5)   (92.7 kb)
Extractive mineral permit or mineral authority for an extractive mineral permit (approved form 5)
(246.0 kb)

Use this form to apply for an extractive mineral permit or mineral authority for an extractive minerl permit.

Extractive mineral lease or mineral authority for an extractive mineral lease (approved form 6A)   (93.6 kb)
Extractive mineral lease or mineral authority for an extractive mineral lease (approved form 6A)
(248.3 kb)

Use this form to apply for an extractive mineral lease or mineral authority for an extractive mineral lease.

Guidelines and flowcharts for applications

Name of formWhat is it for

Necessary criteria for mineral title application (guideline 1)   (48.7 kb)
Necessary criteria for mineral title application (guideline 1)  (168.2 kb)

This guideline outlines the assessment criteria to determine whether a person making a mineral title application has met the necessary criteria under the legislation.

Flowchart for necessary criteria   (299.1 kb)

A flowchart outlining the necessary criteria assessment steps.
Interaction of mineral titles (66.5 kb)  Details of what titles you can apply for over what.
Flowchart for objections or submission for the grant of a mineral title   (305.0 kb)Flowchart outlining the steps for objections or submissions for the grant of a mineral title.

General grant conditions of an exploration licence (52.3 kb)
General grant conditions of an exploration licence
(45.5 kb)

Summary of the general grant conditions under a mineral exploration licence.
Guideline 5: financial and technical resources (51.7 kb)
Guideline 5: financial and technical resources (56.7 kb) 
This guideline summarises the requirements under the legislation to provision of evidence of technical and financial resources when making a mineral title application for the grant, issue or renewal of a mineral title.

Flowcharts for the grant of a mineral title or access authority

Name of formWhat it is for

Exploration licences:

Application for the designation and issuing of an exploration licence in retention   (375.6 kb)

Application for the grant of an exploration licence (Aboriginal land) (411.6 kb)

Application for the grant of an exploration licence (freehold land)   (397.6 kb)

Application for the grant of an exploration licence (native title affected land)   (410.2 kb)

Extractive mineral exploration licences:

Application for the grant of an extractive mineral exploration licence (Aboriginal land) (402.0 kb)

Application for the grant of an extractive mineral exploration licence (non Aboriginal land)   (398.0 kb)

Extractive mineral leases:

Application for the grant of an extractive mineral lease (Aboriginal land)   (422.3 kb)

Application for the grant of an extractive mineral lease (freehold land) (400.2 kb)

Application for the grant of an extractive mineral lease (native title affected land)   (411.2 kb)

Extractive mineral permits:

Application for the grant of an extractive mineral permit (Aboriginal land)   (422.6 kb)

Application for the grant of an extractive mineral permit (non Aboriginal land)   (400.9 kb)

Mineral leases:

Application for the grant of a mineral lease (Aboriginal land) (404.1 kb)

Application for the grant of a mineral lease (freehold land)   (400.0 kb)

Application for the grant of a mineral lease (native title affected land)   (411.7 kb)

Access authority (native title):

Application for an access authority (native title) flowchart   (380.7 kb)

These are for the grant of a mineral title or access authority over various types of land.

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Last updated: 19 April 2018

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