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Title 43Subtitle BChapter IISubchapter CPart 3000Subpart 3000 → §3000.12

Title 43: Public Lands: Interior
Subpart 3000—General

§3000.12   What is the fee schedule for fixed fees?

(a) The table in this section shows the fixed fees that you must pay to the BLM for the services listed for Fiscal Year 2015. These fees are nonrefundable and must be included with documents you file under this chapter. Fees will be adjusted annually according to the change in the Implicit Price Deflator for Gross Domestic Product (IPD-GDP) by way of publication of a final rule in the Federal Register and will subsequently be posted on the BLM Web site (http://www.blm.gov) before October 1 each year. Revised fees are effective each year on October 1.

FY 2015 Processing and Filing Fee Table

Document/ActionFY 2015 Fee
Oil & Gas (parts 3100, 3110, 3120, 3130, 3150)
Noncompetitive lease application$405.
Competitive lease application155.
Assignment and transfer of record title or operating rights90.
Overriding royalty transfer, payment out of production10.
Name change, corporate merger or transfer to heir/devisee210.
Lease consolidation445
Lease renewal or exchange405.
Lease reinstatement, Class I80.
Leasing under right-of-way405.
Geophysical exploration permit application—Alaska25.
Renewal of exploration permit—Alaska25.
Geothermal (part 3200)
Noncompetitive lease application405.
Competitive lease application155.
Assignment and transfer of record title or operating rights90.
Name change, corporate merger or transfer to heir/devisee210.
Lease consolidation445.
Lease reinstatement80.
Nomination of lands115.
plus per acre nomination fee0.11.
Site license application60.
Assignment or transfer of site license60.
Coal (parts 3400, 3470)
License to mine application10.
Exploration license application330.
Lease or lease interest transfer65.
Leasing of Solid Minerals Other Than Coal and Oil Shale (parts 3500, 3580)
Applications other than those listed below35.
Prospecting permit application amendment65.
Extension of prospecting permit110.
Lease modification or fringe acreage lease30.
Lease renewal520.
Assignment, sublease, or transfer of operating rights30.
Transfer of overriding royalty30.
Use permit30.
Shasta and Trinity hardrock mineral lease30.
Renewal of existing sand and gravel lease in Nevada30.
Public Law 359; Mining in Powersite Withdrawals: General (part 3730)
Notice of protest of placer mining operations10.
Mining Law Administration (parts 3800, 3810, 3830, 3850, 3860, 3870)
Application to open lands to location10.
Notice of location*20.
Amendment of location10.
Transfer of mining claim/site10.
Recording an annual FLPMA filing10.
Deferment of assessment work110.
Recording a notice of intent to locate mining claims on Stockraising Homestead Act lands30.
Mineral patent adjudication3,035 (more than 10 claims).
   1,520 (10 or fewer claims).
Adverse claim110.
Oil Shale Management (parts 3900, 3910, 3930)
Exploration license application320.
Application for assignment or sublease of record title or overriding royalty65.

*To record a mining claim or site location, you must pay this processing fee along with the initial maintenance fee and the one-time location fee required by statute. 43 CFR part 3833.

(b) The amount of a fixed fee is not subject to appeal to the Interior Board of Land Appeals pursuant to part 4, subpart E, of this title.

[70 FR 58873, Oct. 7, 2005, as amended at 72 FR 24400, May 2, 2007; 72 FR 50886, Sept. 5, 2007, 73 FR 54720, Sept. 23, 2008; 74 FR 7193, Feb. 13, 2009; 74 FR 49334, Sept. 28, 2009; 75 FR 55682, Sept. 14, 2010; 76 FR 59062, Sept. 23, 2011; 77 FR 55424, Sept. 10, 2012; 78 FR 49949, Aug. 16, 2013; 79 FR 57480, Sept. 25, 2014]

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