FAQ

Where are you located?
101-10277 154 Street, Surrey, BC V3R 4J7. Please visit our Map & Directions section for further detail.

What are your hours of operation?
Our refinery is open daily from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Please call for special arrangements outside of these normal business hours.

Can I schedule a visit to the refinery?
Absolutely, any customer may witness their material being processed at any time.

How is the metal assayed for purity?
Initial x-ray analysis is performed upon receipt of material; this is followed by a more comprehensive fire assay. Details of this process can be found in our corporate video and also in this section.

What material do you accept?
Refining Material Accepted (containing precious metals)

  • Mining DoreĀ©
  • Impure Bars / Ingots
  • Jewelry Scrap
  • Alluvial Gold / Gold Dust
  • Coins / Bars / Ingots
  • Gold Filled / Gold Leaf (must have volume)
  • Manufacturing Scrap / By-Products Sweeps
  • Powders
  • Polishing(s)
  • Filings
  • Sludge
  • Crucibles
  • Precious Metals Accepted & Priced:
  • Au (Gold)
  • Ag (Silver)
  • Pt (Platinum)
  • Pd (Palladium)
  • Rh (Rhodium)
  • Ir (Iridium)


What material you do not handle?
We do not handle ferrous metals, metals containing deleterious elements, or any non-precious metals

How can I set up an account with Instant Gold Refining Inc.?
In order to start working with us you can call us on 604-498-5001 or you can visit our website. You will be asked to fill out a form. We won’t be able to process your shipment unless we have this in our possession.