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Department of Natural Resources

Mineral Right: Notice of Transfer

Who Needs This Notice of Transfer?
  1. Anyone who wants to transfer a Mineral Exploration Licence from one party to another must have the consent of the Registrar, Mineral and Petroleum Titles, N.S. Department of Natural Resources.
  2. Anyone who wants to transfer a Mineral Exploration: Special Licence, Mining Lease, or Special Mining Lease from one party to another must have the transfer ratified by the Minister of the N.S. Department of Natural Resources.
Issuing Department / Agency:
N.S. Department of Natural Resources

Where can you get further information?
Registrar
Registry of Mineral and Petroleum Titles
N.S. Department of Natural Resources

Tel: 902-424-4068
Fax: 902-424-7735

Office Location:
Founders Square
3rd Floor
1701 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 3M8

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 698
Halifax, NS B3J 2T9
Application Forms & Process:
Transfer of mineral rights are now done online. Please visit: novaroc.novascotia.ca.
Waiting Period:
55 business days (2.5 months)
Expiry & Renewal:
This Notice of Transfer does not expire, nor is it renewable.

Price:  (No tax is charged)

Title:   $12.10 per title
Plus Assignment Fee: $6.05 Exploration Licence
Plus Assignment Fee: $60.40 - Special Licence, Mineral Lease or Special Lease or Non-Mineral Registration

Related Requirements:
  1. Mineral Exploration: Licence, N.S. Department of Natural Resources;
     
  2. Mineral Exploration: Special Licence, N.S. Department of Natural Resources;
     
  3. Mining Lease and Special Mining Lease, N.S. Department of Natural Resources.
Additional Information:
None

Legislative Authority:
Mineral Resources Act, Statutes of Nova Scotia, 1990, Chapter 18, Sections 1, 85, 86



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