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Form number: MSHA Form 7000-51
Form name: Mine Identification (ID) Request
Description: 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.
OMB Control Number and
Expiration Date:
1219-0042; 08/31/2017
Filing Options: A mine ID may be requested by completing the online form or by contacting your local district office.

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