Please carefully read the instructions and if you have questions, contact one of our offices or use the contact link below to email your question.

Please keep in mind that NO EXTENSIONS for the new year will be ISSUED BEFORE January 1.

The Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training is providing PDF forms for extensions. You will need a current version of Adobe Reader in order to complete the application. You can complete these forms digitally, but they cannot be sent electronically without a legal signature of a company official. The Application and General Information forms have been combined into one PDF Document.


1. Download the appropriate form:

2. Complete the form.  Your WV MHS&T Permit Number is critical for your application to be processed properly. Not sure of your permit number? View a status list of all current  permits here: WV Permits Listings
Verify your Permit Number before you enter data!

3. Once the form is complete you will need to print it out (you can save a copy to your hard drive if you want a digital copy).

4. The completed form must be signed and dated by a company official.  We must have a legal signature of a company official on the form.

5. The completed form may be mailed or faxed to your Regional Office. You also have the option to email the completed PDF form if you have a digital signature, or you can scan the signed document and send it as an email attachment to the Email addresses below.

6. Your permit fee of $100 may be paid on-line Use this link to pay your Extension fee

7. Penalty Assessments may also be paid on-line Use this link to Pay Penalty Assessments

Regional Offices    

Region 1 – Westover
14 Commerce Drive, Suite 1
Westover, WV 26501

Phone 304-285-3268

Fax 304-285-3275


Region 2 – Welch
830 Virginia Avenue
Welch, WV 24801

Phone 304-436-8421

Fax 304-436-2100


Region 4 – Oak Hilll
337 Industrial Drive
Oak Hill, WV 25901

Phone 304-469-8100

Fax 304-469-4059