Location license


  • For new business - original certificate of registration (Business name) OR certificate of incorporation (Company) - Uganda Registration Services Bureau.
  • In case of an individual, only to a citizen of Uganda and in case of a body corporate, only where citizens of Uganda hold at least 51% of the beneficial ownership of such a body.
  • May set out any other matter which the applicant wishes the Commissioner to consider or as the Commissioner may request.
  • Shall be accompanied by a statement giving particulars of the nature of the mining operations proposed to be carried out, the capital and experience available to the applicant to conduct prospecting and mining operations of the mineral efficiently and effectively.
  • Shall identify the area in respect of which the license is sought.
  • Shall identify the mineral in respect of which the license is sought.
  • Shall state the full name of the applicant and, in the case of a partnership or other association of persons, the full names and nationalities of all such persons and in the case of a body corporate, the registered name of such body corporate and particulars of its shareholders, if any.
  • Phone:+256 414 320656, +256 312 262902
  • Physical Address:Plot 21 - 29, Johnstone Road
  • Postal Address:P.O. Box 9, Entebbe, Uganda
  • Jurisdiction:National
  • Email Address:dgsm@minerals.go.ug
  • Website: http://www.uganda-mining.go.ug
  • Operating Hours:Moday to Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (excluding weekends and public holidays)
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