Welcome to Uganda's Mining Cadastre Portal

The goal of this Mining Cadastre Portal is to provide an electronic platform for all stakeholders in the mining sector in Uganda to engage directly with the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines.

Before using the Mining Cadaste Portal, you must first Register for access.

Existing mineral rights holders

  • If you already hold mineral rights, or have a pending application for them, download and complete the Registration Form and submit it, along with supporting documents, to the Directorate in Entebbe.

Prospective rights applicants

  • If you don't already hold mineral rights in Uganda, use the Self Registration online form to submit your particulars and supporting documents through the portal.

To find out more

  • Click the Registration Details link to find out more about getting access to use the Mining Cadastre Portal.



The Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines notes that this is a phased implemention, therfore;

1) DGSM is currently undertaking a data cleaning exercise and thus all data on the e-government portal is to be considered provisional. Assistance with obtaining the correct information and data on your licence will be greatly appreciated and a benefit to both DGSM and licence holders alike.

2) Registered users may now

  • View their license details, and contact details, as well as update their contact details.
  • Submit new licence applications and licence renewal applications
  • Make online payments via a payment gateway
  • Submit reports
  • Perform Transfers
  • Perform Surrenders
  • Perform Withdrawals