How to start panning for gold
Find an area
Find an area (max. 7 ha) for which you want a gold panning permit.
Find out whether there are impediments to a gold panning permit
Find out whether there are any impediments to getting a gold panning permit for the area, such as an existing permit.
Permit application and appendices
Fill in the gold panning permit application and mining waste management plan forms, attach any other necessary documents and files and send the documents to Tukes
Processing permit applications
Wait for your permit application to be processed, which takes approximately xx.
Tukes publishes all decisions on its website, in addition to which you will get your decision by post. Once you receive the decision, read it and follow its instructions.