• Purple, yellow, gold and orange sponges and soft corals wave against a turquioise sea.

    Biscayne

    National Park Florida

Permits

Permits are available for a variety of purposes, including (but not limited to):

  • operating any kind of business within the park
  • commercial filming or photography
  • special events such as weddings or boat races
  • scientific research

Special Use Permit application (PDF Document)

Special Use Permit application (MS Word Document)

Filming Permit application (PDF Document)

Filming Permit application (MS Word Document)

Operating tours within the park requires a Commercial Use Authorization (CUA).

For specific permit guidelines, contact the appropriate individual listed below:

For Scientific Research Permits

Elsa Alvear
305-230-1144, x002
e-mail

All Other Permits

Astrid Rybeck
305-230-1144, x017
e-mail

Did You Know?

Stiltsville in Blue © Brian Call

Stiltsville is a collection of colorful and battered buildings in the shallows at the northern end of Biscayne National Park. The history of buildings like these goes back to the 1930s when a community of squatters took hold here. More...