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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 2016. 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 2016 Processing and Filing Fee Table

Document/actionFY 2016 fee
Oil & Gas (parts 3100, 3110, 3120, 3130, 3150)
Noncompetitive lease application$410
Competitive lease application160
Assignment and transfer of record title or operating rights90
Overriding royalty transfer, payment out of production10
Name change, corporate merger or transfer to heir/devisee215
Lease consolidation450
Lease renewal or exchange410
Lease reinstatement, Class I80
Leasing under right-of-way410
Geophysical exploration permit application—Alaska25
Renewal of exploration permit—Alaska25
Geothermal (part 3200)
Noncompetitive lease application410
Competitive lease application160
Assignment and transfer of record title or operating rights90
Name change, corporate merger or transfer to heir/devisee215
Lease consolidation450
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 application335
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 renewal525
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 adjudication3,075 (more than 10 claims)
   1,535 (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; 80 FR 58629, Sept. 30, 2015]

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