Rights: The Artisanal Mining Operating Authorization (AMEA) grants its beneficiary the right to carry out extraction or collection activities of mineral substances.

Eligible Person: Artisanal miners association

Maximum quota per holder: 04 squares

Validity Period: Six (06) months, renewable only once, for the same duration

Environmental Obligation: Environmental Commitment Plan

Sale of Production: Authorized

Evolution: Can be converted into a Permit Reserved for Artisanal Miners (PREA) during its validity period