+The Surface Rights e-File Application is a data driven application system for submitting recovery of compensation applications pursuant to section 36 of the Surface Rights Act.
How to access the Surface Rights e-File Application
Step 1: Create an account
All users require a valid Alberta.ca Account (previously know as MyAlberta Digital ID - MADI) or MyAlberta Digital ID for Business (MADI-B) account in order to login to the application. Individuals submitting an application require a Alberta.ca Account
If you are applying on behalf of a business or organization, a MADI-B account is required. The administrator(s) for a MADI-B account will send invitations to other employees of the organization in order to add them under the MADI-B account. Do not invite anyone outside of your organization to join your company's MADI-B account.
Step 2: Log in to the Surface Rights e-File application
Important: Another individual or company can be delegated to submit an application or notice on your behalf by assigning them as a representative in in the Surface Rights e-File application. An individual or company has the ability to be both a representative and applicant but are required to have separate login access.
Quick reference guides
Quick reference guides (QRGs) provide step-by-step instructions to assist with submitting a recovery of compensation application under section 36 of the Surface Rights Act.
Quick Reference Guide(s)
This form is for applicants who have not applied to the Land and Property Rights Tribunal for the recovery of compensation before. You must use a separate form for each surface lease agreement (or Board/Tribunal order) and ensure that the anniversary date of your original agreement has passed before you submit an application to recover any missed monies owed.
This form is for applicants who have previously applied to the Land and Property Rights Tribunal for the recovery of compensation and meet the following criteria:
Instructional videos on our page provide step-by-step instructions for getting started with the Surface Rights e-File Application, submitting various application types and making the most of the system's functionality and key features.
For technical support with the Surface Rights e-File application system, email firstname.lastname@example.org