Form F-X



Washington, D.C. 20549






   Name of issuer or person filing (“Filer”): Barrick Gold Corporation


   This is [check one]:

x    an original filing for the Filer.


¨    an amended filing for the Filer.


   Identify the filing in conjunction with which this form is being filed:
   Name of registrant:   

Barrick Gold Corporation

   Form type:   

Registration Statement on Form F-10

   File number (if known):   


   Filed by:   

Barrick Gold Corporation


Date filed (if filed

concurrently, so indicate):


September 8, 2009 (filed concurrently)


   The Filer is incorporated or organized under the laws of

Ontario, Canada

   and has its principal place of business at

Brookfield Place, TD Canada Trust Tower

Suite 3700

161 Bay Street, P.O. Box 212

Toronto, Ontario M5J 2S1


Telephone: (800) 720-7415


   The Filer designates and appoints CT Corporation System (the “Agent”), located at:

111 Eighth Avenue

New York, New York 10011

Telephone: (212) 894-8700

as the agent of the Filer upon whom may be served any process, pleadings, subpoenas, or other papers in:


  (a) any investigation or administrative proceeding conducted by the Commission; and


  (b) any civil suit or action brought against the Filer or to which the Filer has been joined as defendant or respondent, in any appropriate court in any place subject to the jurisdiction of any state or of the United States, or of any of its territories or possessions, or of the District of Columbia, where the investigation, proceeding or cause of action arises out of or relates to or concerns any offering made or purported to be made in connection with the securities registered or qualified by the Filer on Form F-10 on September 8, 2009 or any purchases or sales of any security in connection therewith. The Filer stipulates and agrees that any such civil suit or action or administrative proceeding may be commenced by the service of process upon, and that service of an administrative subpoena shall be effected by service upon such agent for service of process, and that the service as aforesaid shall be taken and held in all courts and administrative tribunals to be valid and binding as if personal service thereof had been made.

F.        The Filer stipulates and agrees to appoint a successor agent for service of process and file an amended Form F-X if the Filer discharges the Agent or the Agent is unwilling or unable to accept service on behalf of the Filer at any time until six years have elapsed from the date the issuer of the securities to which such Forms and Schedules relate has ceased reporting under the Exchange Act;

           The Filer further undertakes to advise the Commission promptly of any change to the Agent’s name or address during the applicable period by amendment of this Form, referencing the file number of the relevant form in conjunction with which the amendment is being filed.

G.        The Filer undertakes to make available, in person or by telephone, representatives to respond to inquiries made by the Commission staff, and to furnish promptly, when requested to do so by the Commission staff, information relating to the Form F-10, the securities to which this Form and offering statements relate; and the transactions in such securities.

The Filer certifies that it has duly caused this power of attorney, consent, stipulation and agreement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the city of Toronto, country of Canada, this 8th day of September, 2009.


Filer: Barrick Gold Corporation     By:  

/s/    Sybil E. Veenman

      Name:   Sybil E. Veenman


  SeniorVice President, Assistant General Counsel and Secretary

This statement has been signed by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.


CT Corporation System

As agent for Service of Process for

Barrick Gold Corporation

By:   /s/ Anthony LiCausi
  Name: Anthony LiCausi
  Title: Vice President
Date: September 8, 2009