License

AREA

Minerals

APPLICANT  REQUIREMENT

Approving authority

Processing

LENGTH OF

TENURE

Ordinary /

• 10ha precious

 

All

  • Any person above the age of 18 years of  age permanently resident in Zimbabwe
  • A company duly registered in Zimbabwe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 years

Special

metal/stone

• 25ha base metal

 

 

Legal

Instant (over the

 

prospecting

 

Services

counter)

 

licence

 

 

 

 

(IV)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exclusive

• 65 000ha

All except Coal

  • Any person

 

 

President

3 months

Initial period of 3

Prospecting

• Any defined

 

  • Corporate body

 

 

years

Order

area (including

 

 

 

 

 

Renewable for a

(VI)

Reserved)

 

 

 

 

 

maximum period of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

of 3 years

Mining

Amalgamation

All

  •  Holder of RRRRRRRRRrereregistered mining location

Mining

3 months

Perpetual

Lease

of contiguous

 

 

Affairs Board

 

Annual renewal

(VIII)

mining

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

location

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special

As Mining

All

  • Holder of registered mining location

Mining

 3 months

Perpetual

Mining

Lease

 

  • Investment in Forex exceeding US$100m million

Affairs Board

 

Annual renewal

Lease IX

 

 

  • Mine output intended mainlyfor export

 

 

 

Special

Any defined

All

  • Any person

Secretary for

2 months

Perpetual

Grant

area

 

  • Area to be situated in reserved ground

Mines and MD

 

Annual renewal

(XIX)

 

 

 

 

 

Special

20 000ha for coal,

 

Coal,

  • Any person

 

 

Perpetual

Grant under

 

Mineral

  • Area to be situated in reserved ground

President

3  months

Annual renewal

Part XX of Act

100 000ha for CBM

Oils,

  • Intention to mine Coal, Mineral Oils, Natural Gas

 

 

 

(XX)

and Natural Gas

Natural gas

  • Full information on

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Financial status

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Technical expertise

 

 

 

 

 

 

  •