Minerals & Mining
IN SOUTH DAKOTA

Exploration Notice of Intent

The following forms/applications are all available for downloading as either a fillable PDF or a PDF that can be completed by hand:

  • Downloadable forms are available in a PDF format and may be printed out and completed by hand.
  • Fillable forms are available in a PDF format and provide you either one or more of the following options:
    • complete the form and then print and mail the form, or
    • complete the form and submit the form electronically
IMPORTANT: It is strongly recommended that fillable PDF forms be downloaded to your computer and completed using Adobe Reader. Fillable PDF forms can no longer be reliably completed in your web browser since many browsers have their own proprietary PDF viewers which DO NOT work correctly with fillable PDF documents.

These icons associated with forms/applications on this page are links to:

  • "fillable" forms/applications
  • "downloadable" forms/applications
  • information regarding forms/applications
Exploration Application Form: Notice of Intent to Conduct Mineral Exploration Operation and Reclamation Plan
Certification of Applicant Form
Cash Deposit Form for Mine Permits and Exploration Notices of Intent
Surety Bond Form: Minerals and Mining
Letter of Credit Form for Exploration Notices of Intent (Must be issued on bank letterhead and/or bank safety paper)
Letter of Credit Amendment Form for Exploration Notices of Intent (Must be issued on bank letterhead and/or bank safety paper)
For assistance in completing the exploration notice of intent application forms, please contact Eric Holm or call (605) 773-4201.