Files are updated on the 1st and the 16th of every month except July and August.

A pdf-document displaying a List of Licences can be downloaded showing all active licences and current applications.

List of Licences (Updated 16 February 2018)

An interactive NunaGIS map can be found by clicking the map link. The map function as an interactive GIS system with information on granted licences and areas under application etc.


Licence Map


Licence Application Status (Updated 16 February 2018)

The Mineral Licence and Safety Authority publishes information on the case processing status of applications for mineral exploration, hydrocarbon prospecting and small scale licences in Greenland. The applications status document is a dynamic tool intended to improve the level of transparency into our case processing of applications for new licences, transfers, reductions, renewals and relinquishments. The application terms for the included licence types are set out with reference to the Mineral Resources Act in the applicable Standard Terms for each licence type. The Act and the Standard Terms are all available for download on this website.

Applications regarding Mineral Exploitation Licences and Exclusive Licences for Exploration for and Exploitation of Hydrocarbons wil be included in the coming months.

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Adress list of all mineral licensees (Updated 29 June 2017)

Adress list of all hydrocarbon licensees (Updated 29 June 2017)


Map of exclusive mineral licenses (print size A4) (Updated January 20, 2014)

Map of exclusive hydrocarbon licenses (print size A4) (Updated February, 2016)

Poster map of exclusive hydrocarbon and mineral licences (Updated January 20, 2014) (please note document size of 14,68 mb and print size 70 X 100 cm)

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