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Procedure NameMineral Permit
Description

 

Category

Permit/license

Responsible Agency       

Ministry of Mining

Address:  P.O. Box 750, Maseru 100

Phone:     +266 2231 1447

Email:

Official Website: www.mining.gov.ls

Processing time

 3-6 months

Fee

 N/A

Required Documents

No.

Type of documents

Note

1

Applicant Identification

2

Information on applicant financial status

3

Information on applicant’s technical experience and competence

4

Information on proposed project

Project Proposal

5

Police clearance

6

Mining lease application form- Form C

Process Steps

Step 1

Collect Mining lease application form Commissioner of Mines

Step 2

Identify Mining site

Step 3

Commissioner of Mines (Site visit done by Commissioner of mines within 14 days)

Step 4

Notify applicant if site viable or not

Step 5

If not viable identify another site if viable applicant completes the application form and submit to Commissioner

Step 7

Technical Evaluation by Commissioner of Mines if approved Move it Mining Board

Step 8

Final Evaluation by Mining Board (3 months)

Step 9

Notification to applicant (Approved pending Environmental Impact assessment EIA)

Step 10

Submit Environmental Clearance

Step 11

Issuance of License 

Step 12

Applicant register license with Registry of Deeds office

Step 13

Return Copy Registered License to Commissioner of Mines

 

 

CategoryProcedures

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Minerals Permit Application Form Issue or Renewal Form E for used to small scale mining17-09-202017-09-2020Ministry of MiningThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Mineral PermitPermit RequirementMinistry of MiningObtainable at the ministry of Mining - Commissioner of mines. pertimt for small scale miningMines and Minerals Act 2005Mines and Minerals Act, 200501-01-9999Good