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Contractor ID Request

Form ID

All independent contractors may apply for MSHA contractor identification numbers. This information is used to assist MSHA in obtaining MSHA identification numbers for independent contractors.

Control ID
Expiration Date
Mon, 03/31/2025 - 12:00
Filing Options

Form 7000-52, Contractor ID Request can be filed online. 

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Contact Information

Questions regarding this form should be directed to MSHA at (877) 778-6055 or

Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice

Privacy Act Statement

This is Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, information and is protected as provided in the system of records notice (SORN), DOL/MSHA-1, Mine Safety and Health Administration Standardized Information System (MSIS).  Privacy Act of 1974; Publication in Full of All Notices of Systems of Records, Including Several New Systems, Substantive Amendments to Existing Systems, Decommissioning of Obsolete Legacy Systems, and Publication of Proposed Routines Uses, 81 FR 25766, 25812-15 (2016).  Under 31 U.S.C. 7701(c), MSHA uses this information to assign a unique identifier to each individual, who will be doing business with the agency.  MSHA approves, qualifies, or certifies miners and others for work such as instructors, electricians, and Part 90 miners. 30 CFR Section 45.4(a) requires that each independent contractor provides to the production-operator in writing the trade name, business address, and telephone number; a description and location at the mine where the work is to be performed; MSHA identification number, if any; and the independent contractor's business address of record. 30 CFR Section 45.4(b) requires the production-operator to maintain certain information, as required by section 45.4(a), concerning each independent contractor at the mine. This information is required to be provided to the production-operator by the independent contractor. MSHA relies on this information for inspection and enforcement purposes and it must be made available by the production-operator to any MSHA inspector upon request.  

The information collection includes Privacy Act material, which is covered under "Computer Security Guidelines for Implementing the Privacy Act of 1974". It is also covered under OMB Circular A-130, Management of Federal Information Resources Computer Fraud & Abuse Act of 1986, DLMS- Chapter 800- Network Operations and LAN Management, DLMS - Chapter 1500-Privacy Policy on Data Collection over DOL Web Sites, Federal information Security Management Act (FISMA) of 2002, Title III [Public Law 107-347] as part of the E-Government Act of 2002.

Burden Statement

Public reporting burden for this form is estimated to average 8 minutes per response. The burden estimate includes the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and submitting the form. This collection of information is mandatory. You are not required to respond to this collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. Send comments regarding the accuracy of the burden estimate and any suggestions for reducing the burden to: to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Standards Regulations and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 401 Arlington, VA 22202-5450, Paperwork Reduction Project (1219-0040). NOTE: Do not send your completed form to this address.