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Apply for a Seismic Exploration Licence and Explosive Permit

The Government of Saskatchewan governs the issuance of seismic exploration licences and explosive permits to conduct seismic exploration activities.


1. Guidance

In order to conduct, or permit, seismic programs in Saskatchewan, a company requires a Licence to Conduct Seismic Exploration.

The fee formerly charged for a seismic licence is covered under the Administrative Levy.


2. Eligibility

Any person who handles, or supervises someone who handles, explosive material for use in seismic exploration requires an Explosive/Blaster Permit.


3. How To Apply

Complete the appropriate application form(s) and submit to the Ministry of Energy and Resources.


5. Further Information

Visit the Publications Centre for additional Seismic Activity Maps.

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