Exploration license

To explore for minerals in an area not more than 500 km2

Note: The holder of an exploration license may apply to the Commissioner for the grant of a retention license on the grounds that -
  • he or she has identified a mineral deposit within the exploration area which is potentially of commercial significance; and
  • such mineral deposit cannot be developed immediately by reason of adverse market conditions, economic factors and other factors beyond their reasonable control, which are of a temporary nature.
  • 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.dgsm.go.ug/home
  • Operating Hours: Moday to Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (excluding weekends and public holidays)
  • Directions: View Directions