Government of New Brunswick
Service Type Description Fee/Charge ($)
Prospecting
Licence
Individual 100.00
Partnership 200.00
Corporation 500.00
Mineral Claim Registration of each mineral claim unit. 10.00
Refundable work deposit for mineral claim registration
(per mineral claim unit):


• Individuals (if registering more than 30 claim units)
• Partnerships and companies
50.00
Renewals (per mineral claim unit):
1 to 5
6 to 10
11 to 15
16 and more

10.00
20.00
30.00
50.00
Grouping ≥2 contiguous mineral claims into 1 group (per resulting group) 20.00
Transfer (all or part per mineral claim unit) 10.00
Notice of dispute (per mineral claim) 20.00
Payment in lieu of required work in the first year of a mineral claim unit
(per mineral claim unit)
20.00
Mining Lease Regular application 500.00
Transfer of all or part of a mining lease 100.00
Rent per hectare/year 6.00
Transfer or assignment of a mortgage, charge or other security interest on a mining lease or on an agreement 100.00
Compilation
of Data
Abstracts of mineral claims and letters of confirmation
(per request) of:


• Status of mineral claims
• Mining leases/Rights granted

<2 hours = $0
≥2 hours = $50 per hour
Work 
Requirements
Mineral Claim (per mineral claim unit and per year)
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5 to 10
Year 11 to 15
Year 16 to 25
Year 26 and over

100.00
150.00
200.00
250.00
300.00
500.00
600.00
800.00
Mining lease minimum dollar value of work required per hectare per year 60.00