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.
Email us for CUA documents.
Commercial Tour Fees [120 kb PDF]
Access Routes and Vehicle Size Restrictions [100 kb PDF]
Unloading, Loading, and Parking Instructions [245 kb PDF]
If you're leading a trip in Yosemite, please ensure your group is aware of park regulations and safety issues.
You can now pay online
- Guiding Permit (Commercial and Non-Commercial) Application [160 kb PDF]
- Information about Acknowledgement of Risk/Liability Waiver [35 kb DOC]
- Guiding Annual Report Form [138 kb PDF]
- List of Authorized Guiding Companies