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Mine ID Request

Form ID

All mines are required to apply for an MSHA mine identification number. An MSHA ID is required for each mine site and must be issued before any operations may begin.

Control ID
Expiration Date
Thu, 12/31/2026 - 00:00
Filing Instructions

A mine ID may be requested by completing the online form or by contacting your local district office.

Fill Out Form, Print, and Mail/Fax
File online
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Contact Information

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

Privacy Notice

MSHA Mine ID Request Disclaimer
The report is used to establish a unique Mine Identification Number (Mine ID) for each mine. Any personal information (e-mail or otherwise) submitted is used for contact purposes only. This personal information is not used or distributed to any other agency or used for any other purpose.

See MSHA's Site Privacy Policy
See DOL's Privacy Policy

Burden Statement

Public reporting burden for this form is estimated to average 20 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: Mine Safety & Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Standards, Regulations and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401., Arlington, VA 22202-5452, Paperwork Reduction Project (1219-0042). NOTE: Do not send your completed form to this address.