Submit a class 1 exploration notice

You are required to submit a class 1 notice to carry out:

  • Class 1 quartz exploration work; or
  • class 1 placer exploration work; or
  • placer prospecting lease work.

A notice is required if your planned work is not covered under another mining land use approval and is located in a notification area.

If you are unsure if your planned work is in a notification area, use the Mining Map Viewer to see area boundaries.

Submit online

Quartz and placer exploration notices can be submitted online. You can't submit placer prospecting lease work notices online.

Submit a class 1 exploration notice

Other ways to submit

Fill out the application form

Submit your form to the Mining Recorder office

You must submit your form to the Mining Recorder office in the district where the work will occur.

Dawson

In person: 1242 Front Street in Dawson, Yukon. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.
Email: dawson.mining@gov.yk.ca
Mail:
Government of Yukon
Mayo Mining Recorder (K-MA)
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2C6
Phone: 867-993-5343

Mayo

In person: 207 6 Avenue in Mayo, Yukon. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.
Email: mayo.mining@gov.yk.ca
Mail:
Government of Yukon
Mayo Mining Recorder (K-MA)
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2C6
Phone: 867-996-2256

Watson Lake

In person: 1007 Alaska Highway in Watson Lake, Yukon. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Email: watson.mining@gov.yk.ca
Mail:
Government of Yukon
Watson Lake Mining Recorder (K-WL)
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2C6
Phone: 867-536-7366

Whitehorse

In person: 102-300 Main Street in Whitehorse, Yukon. We are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Email: whitehorse.mining@gov.yk.ca
Mail:
Government of Yukon
Whitehorse Mining Recorder (K-102)
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 2C6
Phone: 867-667-3190

What happens next?

We will review your notice and consult with all affected First Nations on your proposed program. You will receive a response once this is complete. This usually happens within 25 days.