Mineral Titles Information Updates

Learn more about free miners certificates, submitting exploration and development work, surface and subsurface rights, and various event registrations in Mineral Titles Online (MTO) such as, amalgamation, title registration, reductions or apply for a lease.

 

These documents are for information purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. In the event of any conflict between any of these documents and the Mineral Tenure Act and regulation or other applicable legislation, the provisions of the legislation will always prevail.

Information Updates

No.

Subject / Description (PDF)

Published

Revised

1

Free Miner Certificate (PDF 50.4KB)

2006/NOV/30

2015/NOV/04

2

Recreational Handpanning for Placer Minerals (PDF 46.3KB)

2019/APR/16

2020/JUN/09

3

Historical Research on Old Mining Properties in British Columbia (PDF 51.3KB)

2006/NOV/30

2019/AUG/20

4

Surface Use by Prospectors (PDF 51.8KB)

2006/NOV/30

2017/SEP/06

5

One-Time Bulk Sampling (PDF 36.1KB)

2006/NOV/30

2018/JUL/09

6

Applying for a Lease of Placer Minerals (LPM) (PDF 51.6KB)

2006/NOV/30

2015/NOV/04

7

A Guide to Surface and Subsurface Rights and Responsibilities in BC (PDF 237.4KB)

2006/DEC/11

2021/OCT/21

8

Guide to the Submission of Physical Exploration and Development Work for Assessment Credit on Claims (PDF 196.6KB)

2006/NOV/30

2020/MAR/05

9

 Rescinded

 

 

10

Reserves Established Under the Mineral Tenure Act and Coal Act (PDF 57.9KB)

2006/NOV/30

2018/MAY/23

11

Rescinded

 

 

12

Renewal of Free Miner Certificates (PDF 44.3KB)

2006/NOV/24

2015/NOV/04

13

Legacy Claim Conversion to Cell Claim (PDF 89.7KB)

2006/NOV/27

2018/JUL/09

14

Submitting Exploration and Development Work Reports (PDF 55.9KB)

2006/NOV/29

2021/JAN/25

15

BCeID Registration for Mineral Titles Clients (PDF 50.6KB)

2006/DEC/04

2015/NOV/04

16

Claim and Lease (PDF 40.4KB)

2016/APR/16

2019/MAR/22

17

Rescinded

 

 

18

Rescinded

 

 

19

Mineral Titles Online and Government Systems Availability (PDF 64KB)

 

2015/NOV/04

20

Claim Maintenance - Portable Assessment Credit (PAC) (PDF 42KB)

2006/DEC/13

2015/NOV/04

21

Amalgamation of Cell Claims (PDF 46KB)

2019/APR/16

2019/MAR/22

22

Rescinded

   

23

Digital Download of Mineral, Placer and Coal Title Data (PDF 47.5KB)

2007/JAN/11

2015/NOV/04

24

Cell Status After Registration of an Abandonment or Reduction Event on a Cell Claim (PDF 37.7KB)

2007/JAN/15

2018/APR/17

25

Exploration and Development Work (PDF 56.2KB)

2007/APR/02

2019/OCT/21

26

Effect of Reserves on Converted and Amalgamated Claims (PDF 41.4KB)

2007/JUN/28

2015/NOV/04

27

Rescinded

   

28

Rescinded

   

29A

Notice Requirements for Exploration and Development or Production of Coal (PDF 44.4KB)

2008/MAY/07

2015/NOV/04

29B

Notice Requirements for Mining Activities on Private Land and Land Act Leases (PDF 168.1KB)

2019/APR/16

2021/APR/06

30

Cell Availability upon Automatic Forfeiture of Tenure (PDF 39.6KB)

2009/JAN/20

2015/NOV/04

31

Mining and Placer Lease Survey Procedure (PDF 66KB)

2009/DEC/31

2015/NOV/04

32

Rescinded

 

 

33

Rescinded

 

 

34

Changes to the Mineral Tenure Act Regulation (PDF 68.2KB)

2012/JUN/11

2015/NOV/04

35

Subdivision of Cell Claims (PDF 70.5KB)

2012/JUN/29

2015/NOV/04

36

Rescinded

 

 

37

Coal Information and Data Reporting Required Under the Coal Act (PDF 45.9KB)

2014/APR/30

2019/JAN/22

38

Permissible Activities without a Mines Act Permit (Interim Guidance) (PDF 462.1KB)

2019/OCT/04

2019/DEC/03

39

Research Crown Granted 2 Post Mineral Claims (PDF 1.6MB)

2016/APR/14

2019/MAY/07

40

Mining and Placer Leases Explained (PDF 54.3KB)

2017/MAR/28

 

41

Section 60 Mineral Tenure Act - Misrepresentation of Sale (PDF 473.8KB)

2018/JUL/09