Companies are required to complete and submit a number of forms during the 'life cycle' of obtaining and relinquishing Prospecting Licences.
|Application form||Renewal form||Surrender form|
|PDF (478KB)||PDF (251KB)||PDF (290KB)|
|Word (125KB)||Word (119KB)||Word (120KB)|
A licence holder is also required to abide by our terms and conditions and to submit exploration reports and forms to maintain the licence.
|Terms and Conditions||Statement of Qualification Form||Summary of Work Form|
|PDF (260KB)||PDF (372KB)|
|Word (119KB)||Word (120KB)|
An Application or Renewal is only valid if accompanied by the required payment (Application €190 per area, Renewal €2500 per area). All payments must be made by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). Please direct payment to:
Account Name: Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications
Bank: Danske Bank
IBAN: IE31 DABA 9515 9900 0010 58
BIC/Swift Code: DABAIE2D
Payment is due within 30 days of the invoice date. Remittance advice quoting Customer ID and Invoice Number should be sent to AccountsReceivable@decc.gov.ie after making payment. Please also ask your bank to quote your 5 digit Customer ID when paying so we can identify your payment.
These forms can be completed and emailed as PDFs to email@example.com,
Or for postal applications:
Geoscience Regulation Office,
Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications,
29-31 Adelaide Road,
Tel: (01) 6782000
|Statement of Interest|
|For those not ready to submit an application they can submit a Statement of interest form, more details on statements of Interest are available on this website. The form is Available for download as a PDF or Word document.|