Non-Commercial Road Permits

Non-Commercial Road Permits

Road permits are perfect for explorers who want to come out for a day of adventure, or plan on returning for many more days of fun.  The following road permit options are available to Conservancy Members. 

Non-Commercial Road Permit Types

  • Daily Pass: for those explorers that plan on a single day excursion. 
  • Yearly Pass: for those explorers that plan on multiple trips to the Island. 
  • Yearly Renewal: for those who live the lifestyle and want to keep coming back. 

Types of Vehicles Permitted

  • Vehicles under 1 Ton (ex. Suzuki Samarai and/or most Electric Vehicles)
  • Cars & Pickup Trucks 1-2.5 Tons (ex. Toyota Tacoma, Ford Ranger, etc.,- most common vehicles on Island)
  • Trailer or Camper
  • Moped 
non-commercial vehicles on Catalina Island


  • Contact Information 
  • Valid Driver’s License*
  • Current Vehicle Insurance* 
  • Current Vehicle Registration* 
  • Active Conservancy Membership 

*Copies of the documents above will be requested during the application process. 

Permit Fees

Cost of permits vary depending on size of vehicle and if yearly or a daily permit. Please note that we do not offer any pro-rated discounts on permit costs. Yearly permits are issued for the usage from July 1st to June 30th of the following year.

Daily Permit Fees

  • All Vehicles $50
  • Senior Citizen 60+ $22
  • Weekend Permit Sat/Sun $75*   

*Weekend permit to be picked up on Friday’s during business hours.

Apply for Permit


Additional Driver

(Required if additional driver will be operating the vehicle).

Annual Permit Fees

  • Vehicles under 1 Ton $405 
  • Cars & Pickup Trucks 1-2.5 Tons $450
  • Senior Citizen 60+ $208
  • Trailer or Camper $270 
  • Moped $63 
Apply for Permit


Additional Driver

(Required if additional driver will be operating vehicle).

Once you have submitted your application, it will be reviewed by our team. We may contact you for additional information or clarification. Please allow up to two business days for a response regarding the status of your application.