Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources (MMEWR)
Prospecting Waiver

1. Service Description

The Department of Geological Survey (DGS) under the Ministry of Mineral Energy and Water Resources is tasked among its mandate with issuance of prospecting waivers as one of the requirement of Department of mines for issuance of mining permits basically for small scale mining

2. How do I obtain the service?


3. How do I apply for the service?

1. Waiver Application Form: Application letter/Cover letter
2. Sketch Map of the area of interest
3. Area of interest, defined by coordinates in geographic system (WGS84 Datum)
4. Vertical structure of the material of interest / estimated Volume
5. Laboratory test results with short interpretation/river sand is excluded
6. Consent Letter from the District Land Board

4.How much does it cost?


5.Where can I get more information?

Visit Department of Geological Surveys

The Director
Private Bag 0014
Telephone: +267 5330327
Fax: +267 5332013

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