Mineral Titles Publications: General Information

Getting Started Online (PDF)

  • Accessing the online tools and applications required acquire and maintain your mineral titles 

Where Do I Go? (PDF)

  • Guide to who to contact in the Ministry and where to go for various steps in the mining process (tenuring, permitting, geology and information)

BCeID (PDF)

  • What is a BCeID and how to get one

Mineral Titles Online Data and Information (PDF)

  • Information that is available online for view or download to assist mining clients

Landowner Notification

  • Information, guidelines and procedures for Free Miners, mineral titles holders, and landowners about notice requirements for mining activities on private land and Land Act Leases.

Crown Grant Information (PDF)

  • Subsurface crown grant information: Frequently Asked Questions, Historic research, Mineral Land Tax information

Mining Process in British Columbia (PDF, 323KB)

  • (11.58" x 17.58") Flow chart showing the process applies only to the requirements under the Mines Act and Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British Columbia

Mineral Reserves (PDF)

  • Overview of Mineral Land Reserves

Report Submissions: Technical & Physical Work (PDF)

MTO Statistics 2019 (PDF)

  • Mineral and Placer Claims 2005 - 2019:  Good Standing and Acquisitions

Title and Reserve Statistics (2017-2019) (PDF)

  • Claim Statistics: Good standing legacy and cell claims, New title acquisitions, forfeitures
  • Lease Statistics: Good standing leases, New leases, forfeitures
  • Coal Statistics Licences/Leases: Good standing licences/leases, new licences/leases, forfeitures
  • Reserves - Mineral, Placer, Coal: No Registration Reserves, Coal Land Reserves, Conditional Reserves

History of Mining (PDF)

  • A brief timeline of the History of Mining in BC