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


Title 43: Public Lands: Interior
PART 3000—MINERALS MANAGEMENT: GENERAL
Subpart 3000—General


§3000.12   What is the fee schedule for fixed fees?

(a) The table in this section shows the fixed fees that must be paid to the BLM for the services listed for FY 2021. These fees are nonrefundable and must be included with documents filed 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 website (http://www.blm.gov) before October 1 each year. Revised fees are effective each year on October 1.

Table 1 to Paragraph (a)—FY 2021 Processing and Filing Fee Table

Document/actionFY 2021 fee
Oil & Gas (parts 3100, 3110, 3120, 3130, 3150):
Noncompetitive lease application$445.
Competitive lease application170.
Assignment and transfer of record title or operating rights100.
Overriding royalty transfer, payment out of production15.
Name change, corporate merger or transfer to heir/devisee230.
Lease consolidation490.
Lease renewal or exchange445.
Lease reinstatement, Class I85.
Leasing under right-of-way445.
Geophysical exploration permit application—Alaska25.
Renewal of exploration permit—Alaska25.
Geothermal (part 3200):
Noncompetitive lease application445.
Competitive lease application170.
Assignment and transfer of record title or operating rights100.
Name change, corporate merger or transfer to heir/devisee230.
Lease consolidation490.
Lease reinstatement85.
Nomination of lands125.
plus per acre nomination fee0.12.
Site license application65.
Assignment or transfer of site license65.
Coal (parts 3400, 3470):
License to mine application15.
Exploration license application365.
Lease or lease interest transfer75.
Leasing of Solid Minerals Other Than Coal and Oil Shale (parts 3500, 3580):
Applications other than those listed below40.
Prospecting permit application amendment75.
Extension of prospecting permit120.
Lease modification or fringe acreage lease35.
Lease renewal570.
Assignment, sublease, or transfer of operating rights35.
Transfer of overriding royalty35.
Use permit35.
Shasta and Trinity hardrock mineral lease35.
Renewal of existing sand and gravel lease in Nevada35.
Public Law 359; Mining in Powersite Withdrawals: General (part 3730):
Notice of protest of placer mining operations15.
Mining Law Administration (parts 3800, 3810, 3830, 3850, 3860, 3870):
Application to open lands to location15.
Notice of location*20.
Amendment of location15.
Transfer of mining claim/site15.
Recording an annual FLPMA filing15.
Deferment of assessment work120.
Recording a notice of intent to locate mining claims on Stockraising Homestead Act lands35.
Mineral patent adjudication3,340 (more than 10 claims).
1,670 (10 or fewer claims).
Adverse claim120.
Protest75.
Oil Shale Management (parts 3900, 3910, 3930):
Exploration license application350.
Application for assignment or sublease of record title or overriding royalty70.

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

(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; 81 FR 65561, Sept. 23, 2016; 83 FR 48960, Sept. 28, 2018; 84 FR 59733, Nov. 6, 2019; 85 FR 64060, Oct. 9, 2020]

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