The off-road vehicle permit office at Oasis Visitor Center is currently not in operation. Starting August 25th, 2021 we will be processing renewals and new ORV permit requests on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 8:00am -12:00pm at Preserve Headquarters. (33100 Tamiami Trail East. Ochopee, FL 34141) Permits will be issued on a first come first served basis. This permitting procedure will continue until further notice. For more information contact 239-695-1117. You can also email us.
Getting a permit is a 3-step process. To learn more click here.
Off-Road Vehicle Operator Course
This free course is now available online. Please click here to launch the course.The videos currently won't play, but everything you need to pass the test is still accessible by reading the pages.
Note: You must enable pop-up windows in your browser to take this course.
Please provide input, or request further information by email.
Annual Off-Road Vehicle Permit
An annual off-road vehicle permit, displayed on the inspected vehicle, is required for off-road vehicle operation along preserve trails. The fee is $100 annually per vehicle permitted.
To learn more about off-road vehicle recreation within the national preserve, please use the following links.
Last updated: September 25, 2021