43 CFR § 3000.12 - What is the fee schedule for fixed fees?

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§ 3000.12 What is the fee schedule for fixed fees?

(a) The table in this section shows the fixed fees that must be paid to the BLM for the services listed for FY 2021. These fees are nonrefundable and must be included with documents filed under this chapter. Fees will be adjusted annually according to the change in the Implicit Price Deflator for Gross Domestic Product (IPD-GDP) by way of publication of a final rule in the Federal Register and will subsequently be posted on the BLM website (http://www.blm.gov) before October 1 each year. Revised fees are effective each year on October 1.

Table 1 to Paragraph (a) - FY 2021 Processing and Filing Fee Table

Document/action FY 2021 fee
Oil & Gas (parts 3100, 3110, 3120, 3130, 3150):
Noncompetitive lease application $445.
Competitive lease application 170.
Assignment and transfer of record title or operating rights 100.
Overriding royalty transfer, payment out of production 15.
Name change, corporate merger or transfer to heir/devisee 230.
Lease consolidation 490.
Lease renewal or exchange 445.
Lease reinstatement, Class I 85.
Leasing under right-of-way 445.
Geophysical exploration permit application - Alaska 25.
Renewal of exploration permit - Alaska 25.
Geothermal (part 3200):
Noncompetitive lease application 445.
Competitive lease application 170.
Assignment and transfer of record title or operating rights 100.
Name change, corporate merger or transfer to heir/devisee 230.
Lease consolidation 490.
Lease reinstatement 85.
Nomination of lands 125.
plus per acre nomination fee 0.12.
Site license application 65.
Assignment or transfer of site license 65.
Coal (parts 3400, 3470):
License to mine application 15.
Exploration license application 365.
Lease or lease interest transfer 75.
Leasing of Solid Minerals Other Than Coal and Oil Shale (parts 3500, 3580):
Applications other than those listed below 40.
Prospecting permit application amendment 75.
Extension of prospecting permit 120.
Lease modification or fringe acreage lease 35.
Lease renewal 570.
Assignment, sublease, or transfer of operating rights 35.
Transfer of overriding royalty 35.
Use permit 35.
Shasta and Trinity hardrock mineral lease 35.
Renewal of existing sand and gravel lease in Nevada 35.
Public Law 359; Mining in Powersite Withdrawals: General (part 3730):
Notice of protest of placer mining operations 15.
Mining Law Administration (parts 3800, 3810, 3830, 3850, 3860, 3870):
Application to open lands to location 15.
Notice of location * 20.
Amendment of location 15.
Transfer of mining claim/site 15.
Recording an annual FLPMA filing 15.
Deferment of assessment work 120.
Recording a notice of intent to locate mining claims on Stockraising Homestead Act lands 35.
Mineral patent adjudication 3,340 (more than 10 claims).
1,670 (10 or fewer claims).
Adverse claim 120.
Protest 75.
Oil Shale Management (parts 3900, 3910, 3930):
Exploration license application 350.
Application for assignment or sublease of record title or overriding royalty 70.

* To record a mining claim or site location, this processing fee along with the initial maintenance fee and the one-time location fee required by statute (43 CFR part 3833) must be paid.

(b) The amount of a fixed fee is not subject to appeal to the Interior Board of Land Appeals pursuant to part 4, subpart E, of this title.

[70 FR 58873, Oct. 7, 2005, as amended at 72 FR 24400, May 2, 2007; 72 FR 50886, Sept. 5, 2007, 73 FR 54720, Sept. 23, 2008; 74 FR 7193, Feb. 13, 2009; 74 FR 49334, Sept. 28, 2009; 75 FR 55682, Sept. 14, 2010; 76 FR 59062, Sept. 23, 2011; 77 FR 55424, Sept. 10, 2012; 78 FR 49949, Aug. 16, 2013; 79 FR 57480, Sept. 25, 2014; 80 FR 58629, Sept. 30, 2015; 81 FR 65561, Sept. 23, 2016; 83 FR 48960, Sept. 28, 2018; 84 FR 59733, Nov. 6, 2019; 85 FR 64060, Oct. 9, 2020]