Commercial Bus Tours
Commercial Use Authorization (CUA)
Commercial Bus Tour CUAs are issued for commercial transportation in Death Valley National Park. A Commercial Tour is defined as:
"consists of one or more persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced, or sold for leisure/recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provision of this service."
There is no application processing fee charged to commercial bus tour operators.
Applications for 2013 Commercial Use Authorizations are currently being accepted. Our 2013 process has changed. Please do not use forms, instructions or checklists from previous years. Submit package either electronically (digital signature required) or via regular mail (original signature required). Please include your proof of liability insurance certificate along with the items listed below and send the entire package to:
Office of Special Park Use
Download the items listed below to apply for a 2013 Commercial Bus Tour permit:
When we receive your package we will notify you via email that it has been received. Your application will then be processed in the order it was received.
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