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Form number:

MSHA Form 7000-52

Form name:

Contractor Identification (ID) Request


All independent contractors are required to apply for an MSHA contractor identification number. An MSHA ID is required for each contractor operating a mine site and must be issued before they begin specific activities.

OMB Control Number and Expiration Date:

1219-0040; 3/31/2012

Filing Options:

Form 7000-52, Contractor ID Request can be filed online.
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Contact Information:

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

Privacy Notice:

Privacy Notice

Legal Authority:

30 CFR Part 45.3

Burden Statement:

Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 8 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. This is a voluntary collection of information (30 CFR Part 45.3). This information is used to assist independent contractors in obtaining permanent MSHA identification numbers. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to the Office of Information Management, Department of Labor, Room N-1301, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project (1219-0040), Washington, D.C. 20503. Persons are not required to respond to this collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

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