Commercial Use Authorizations (Business Permits)
To conduct business in the park (e.g., private tour boat charters, fishing guide services, water taxis, boat rental), you must obtain an active Commercial Use Authorization (CUA). The CUA is valid for two years. The CUA application may be downloaded using the links below, then printed and/or filled out electronically, and mailed with the required documentation and fee to:
Voyageurs National Park
Special Use Permits
All activities considered to be a special event, or special park use activities, including but not limited to: public gatherings, weddings, commercial filming/photography, sporting events, and use of safety portages, are required to obtain a Special Use Permit (SUP). Please allow a minimum of 4 weeks for processing.
The SUP application may be downloaded, printed and/or filled-out electronically, then mailed with the required documentation and application fee (other fees may apply) to:
For any questions you may have regarding the SUP process, please feel free to contact the Chief Ranger.
Last updated: October 16, 2020