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Applying for the first mining permit

What deadlines must be paid attention to?

The permit is issued for a maximum of 5 years and can be extended by 3 years if you have not yet been able to carry out your exploration activities sufficiently, despite carrying them out as planned and agreed with the competent authority. Which time limit is relevant in individual cases depends on the period required for your work program.

If you do not start exploration within one year of the permit being issued, the permit may be revoked. The same applies if you interrupt exploration for longer than 1 year.

Period of validity 1 - 5 years.

How long does it take to process

Notifications are normally sent within 3 months of the application being submitted.

What are the costs?

The fee varies depending on the type of mining permit.