Mine License

Owners or operators of surface coal/metal and underground coal/metal mines are required to obtain a license to operate in Tennessee and the license cannot be transferred.  All licenses are valid for one (1) year from the date of issuance and shall be renewed annually. The department prints the license, issues to owner/ operates, and the owner/ operator posts in a conspicuous place near the main entrance of the mine. 

  Mine License Application

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