Doing Business With The Park


Reservations are not required to enter Yosemite National Park, but we strongly recommend that you make reservations for lodging, camping, and backpacking. You can pay the park entrance fee upon arrival (there's no need to pay it in advance).

Business Permits and Commercial Use Authorizations

Commercial Passenger Vehicle Commercial Use Authorizations (CUAs)

CUAs require a $450 processing fee, which you can pay online.

To request information on obtaining a commercial use authorization, commercial bus operators and sightseeing tour companies may email us or call 209/379-1854.

If you're leading a trip in Yosemite, please ensure your group is aware of park regulations and safety issues.

Special Use Permits

[Special Events Permits, First Amendment Permits, and Right-of-Way Permits]

Film Permits

Wedding Permits

Permission to Scatter Cremated Remains

Educational Fee Waivers

Research and Collection Permits

Wilderness Permits

Half Dome Permits


Last updated: September 12, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 577
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389


(209) 372-0200

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