The following is required to apply for a Mining Right in South Africa as stipulated by the Department of Mineral Resources:
Details of the land or area
Applicant’s for a Mining Right must provide a plan as contemplated in regulation 2(2) of the MPRDA.
Mining work programme
Full particulars of the mining work programme as detailed in regulation 11 of the MPRDA.
Financial and technical competence
Provide details and documentary proof of the applicant’s technical ability and financial resources compatible with the mining work programme that are readily available or how they will be provided for, to enable the applicant to carry out the mining activities in terms of the mining work programme and to mitigate and rehabilitate relevant environmental impacts satisfactorily.
Detailed financing plan contemplated in regulation 11(g) of the MPRDA
Provide a list of existing rights and permits held by the applicant to be compiled in table form which indicate the region and the location with regard to the land name and the existing right or permit number for each mineral or minerals.
Social and labour plan
A social and labour plan contemplated in regulation 46 of the MPRDA.
An amount of R1 000 application fee for a Mining Right is payable as specified in regulation 75(1)(c) of the MPRDA.
Copy of identity document (ID)
An individual applicant must attach a certified copy of the identity document.
A certified copy of the certification issued by the CIPC
All applicants are required to apply for the necessary environmental authorisation in terms of NEMA, 2008 and NEWMA, 2008 in respect of listed activities that have been triggered by applications in terms of the MPRDA, 2002 as amended.
Note: NEMA pricing schedule ranges from R10 000 – R20 000
Department of Mineral Resources head office:
|Trevenna CampusBuilding 2 Cc/o Meintjies and Francis Baard Streets
|012 444 email@example.com
|Gauteng78 De Korte Street
c/o De Korte and De Beer
|011 358 9700/9758|
|Mpumalanga Save Ways Crescent Centre
c/o OR Tambo and Mandela Road
|013 653 0500|
|Free State9459 The Strip building
314 Stateway and Bok Streets
|057 391 1300|
|LimpopoOld Premier House
101 Dorp Street
|015 287 4700|
|KwaZulu-NatalDurban Bay House
333 Anton Lembede Street
|031 335 9600|
|Eastern CapePier 14 Shopping Centre
444 Govan Mbeki Avenue
|041 396 3900|
|Satellite Office Eastern Cape (Mthatha)PRD Building
96 Sutherland Road
|047 532 4488|
|Western CapeAscension House
c/o Riebeeck and Lower Burg Streets
|021 427 1000|
|Northern CapePerm Building
65 Phakamile Street
c/o Mabitja Street
|053 807 1700|
|Satellite Office Northern Cape (Springbok)Hopley Centre
c/o Van der Stel and Van Riebeeck Streets
|027 712 8160|
|North-WestVaal University of Technology Building
c/o Corrie de Keck
|018 487 4300|
|Satellite Office North West (Rustenburg)Propcor Building
Bayers Naude Street
|014 594 9240|