Fees: Mineral & Placer Titles

The information below is based on the Mineral Tenure Act Regulation.
All cheques and money orders for recording fees are made payable to the "Minister of Finance".

Free Miner Certificate

Fee

Individual

$25.00

Individual - senior over 65

$0.00 (Free)

Corporate

$500.00

Partnerships

 
comprised of Individuals $25.00
comprised of Corporations and/or Individuals $500.00

 

Mineral & Placer Claims

Fee

Acquisition/Registration of Cell Claims:

 
Mineral $1.75 per hectare
Placer $5.00 per hectare

Expiry Date Change by
Exploration and Development Work:

 

Mineral - Required Work Value:    

 
First and second anniversary years $5.00 per hectare per year
Third and fourth anniversary years $10.00 per hectare per year
Fifth and sixth anniversary year $15.00 per hectare per year
Subsequent anniversary years $20.00 per hectare per year

Placer - Required Work Value

$20.00 per hectare per year

Expiry Date Change by
Payment Instead of Exploration and Development Work:
(Double the value of exploration and development that would be required to maintain the claim)

 

Mineral - Required Payment Amount:

 

First and second anniversary years $10.00 per hectare per year
Third and fourth anniversary years $20.00 per hectare per year
Fifth and sixth anniversary year $30.00 per hectare per year
Subsequent anniversary years $40.00 per hectare per year

Placer  - Required Payment Amount

$40.00 per hectare per year

 

Mining & Placer Lease

Fee

Lease Application (non-refundable)

$100.00

Annual Lease Rental

 

Mining Lease $20.00 per hectare per year
Placer Lease $20.00 per hectare per year

 

Other Prescribed Fees

Fee

Registration of Document or Notice

$10.00 per title

Complaints (non-refundable)

 

per claim $200.00
per document $200.00

Search for, or copy of a record

$5.00

Computer generated reports on multiple titles based on client-specified search criteria ordered through the office of the Chief Gold Commissioner

 
per request $25.00
plus $1.00

Certified true copy of a document

$20.00

For the visual examination of records, or the provision of any other service for which no fee is prescribed

 $50.00 per hour
(1 hour minimum)