Doing Business With The Park
This page is primarily for people interested in, or currently conducting business in the park. If you are interested in visiting the park, please see the section on the website for Planning Your Visit.
Glacier Bay Area Visitor Services List
State of Alaska Official Travel Website.This is the state's informational page on traveling in Alaska, including links to the Alaska Business License website, State Travel Resources, Alaska Marine Highway, Alaska Fish & Game and more.
National Park Service Concessions Management Improvement Act of 1998.
Commercial Use Authorization
The Commercial Use Authorization (CUA), new in 2006, replaces the Incidental Business Permit (IBP). The CUA authorizes incidental commercial visitor services that begin and end outside the park. The number of businesses authorized is currently not limited. The NPS Alaska Regional Office of Concessions manages the CUA program for all the Alaska Parks.
CUA Application Form. Commercial operators interested in obtaining a CUA should complete the Commercial Use Application Form (above) and mail it to the address on the form.
CUA Application Instructions can be found on the AKRO Office of Concessions, CUA website. If you have questions relating to the application, click on the link above to see the instructions for completing the CUA. If you still have questions, please contact Brenda Coleman at the NPS Anchorage Office of Concession at (907) 644-3362.
Special Use Permit (SUP) stipulations for Non-Profit Organizations (75 KB)
Commercial Filming Permits
Glacier Bay Commercial Visitor Services
Concessioners and permittees can find a list a various report forms on the Concession forms page.
Contact Concessions Specialists Marilyn Trump or Melanie Berg by e-mail or telephone (907) 697-2230 for more information.
Did You Know?
One year of compacted snowflakes creates “firn,” a stage between snow and glacial ice. It takes years of refreezing and recrystallization to result in dense glacial ice.