Exploration Plans and Permits Application Submission Options

Clients can submit exploration plan forms and exploration permit applications through the following methods:

  • Email (preferred method): mndm.plansandpermits@ontario.ca (.pdf format preferred)
  • Mail or Fax (please mail to the office responsible for the administration of your exploration area):
    • Northwest - Thunder Bay Office (807-475-1112):
      Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
      Mineral Exploration and Development Section
      Suite B002, 435 James Street South
      Thunder Bay, ON   P7E 6S7
    • Northeast - Timmins Office (705-235-1660):
      Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
      Mineral Exploration and Development Section
      Ontario Government Office, PO Bag 3060
      5520 Hwy 101 East
      South Porcupine, ON  P0N 1H0
    • South/Central - Sudbury Office (705-670-5803):
      Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
      Mineral Exploration and Development Section
      933 Ramsey Lake Road, B6
      Sudbury, ON, P3E 6B5

If you have any questions relating to this change, please contact your regional Mineral Exploration and Development office.

  • Northwest - Thunder Bay Office (807-475-1123)
  • Northeast - Timmins Office (705-235-1625)
  • South/Central - Sudbury Office (705-670-5815)

The Central Forms Repository has all forms relating to exploration plans and exploration permits.