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Minerals and Mining Program

Exploration Permit Forms

 

The following forms/applications are available for either downloading or completion online, or both:

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PDF online icondownload and print iconinformation icon Exploration Permit Application Form:  Notice of Intent to Conduct Mineral Exploration Operation and Reclamation Plan
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Certification of Applicant Form

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Cash Deposit Form for Mine and Exploration Permits

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Surety Bond Form: Minerals and Mining

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Letter of Credit Form for Exploration Permits (Must be issued on bank letterhead and/or bank safety paper)

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Letter of Credit Amendment Form for Exploration Permits (Must be issued on bank letterhead and/or bank safety paper)

For assistance in completing the exploration permit application forms, please contact Eric Holm or call (605) 773-4201.

 

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