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  Page updated:29.06.2009

Guides for mobilization of stone materials


  1. The user should contact:

    Conservation and Agricultural Development Process and Special Use Management 
    Galapagos National Park Service
    Puerto Ayora, Isla Santa Cruz
    Galapagos, ECUADOR
    Tel. +593 (0)5 25 26 189/511/190

    Hours: 7.30am - 12.30pm / 2pm - 5pm (GMT-6)

    and request a form for the license fee for extraction of stone materials, you must complete the following details: full names, No. of ID, date, number of trips for the extraction of stone materials.




  2. With the appropriate form, cancel the corresponding values in the Cashier Sub process of the Galapagos National Park.


  3. The amount to be paid corresponds to one U.S. dollar per trip requested.


  4. The Cashier Sub process provides a receipt with their respective copy which is to be delivered to the Conservation and Agricultural Development Process and Special Use Management prior to obtaining a guide for mobilization of stone materials.


  5. The guide for mobilization of stone materials is valid until the end of each month in which the request was made.




Index of Services


Filming and photography permits

Use of the logo of the Galapagos National Park and Galapagos Marine Reserve

Geographic & technological information

Satellite images and maps

Database information


Research permits

Information on research in the Galapagos National Park

Information on research in the
Galapagos Marine Reserve

Administrative services

Copies and certified copies of documents

Legal advise

Replacement processing appeals, appeals and administrative claims

Legal consultation, except those made by dignitaries, officials and public servants, and legal persons for public rights

Environmental management and quality

Certificate of compliance with obligations at users request

Issue of certificates of non-assignment to protected areas of the Galapagos National Park

Annual permit for the installation of cell phone towers

Annual Permit for the installation of electrical energy towers or radio and TV signal receiving antennas


Tourism quotas

Issuance of new tourism quotas

Transfer of quota rights

Patent of tourism operation

Issuing of patents

Patent renewal

Operation services

Certificate of technical inspection

Change of tourist itinerary

Partnerships between tourism operators

Chartering of vessels

Vessel replacement

Authorization for entry to Galapagos

Foreign and national private vessels

Foreign commercial vessels
for tourism

Vessels of up to 500 passengers to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (San Cristóbal Island)


Stone resources

PARMA license

New license

License renewal

Mobilization guides

Sea cucumber and/or lobster

Salted and/or fresh fish

Fish for domestic use

Fishing vessel permits

Annual fishing permits

Transfer of fishing permits

Transfer of the fishing permit due to death

Replacement of boat

Authorization to fish for subsistence

Authorization for experiential artisanal fishing boats

Guides for mobilization of stone materials

Permission for the installation and operation of stone crushers and stone cutters


Directory, regulation, management, finances, etc.





Management of native
and endemic species

Control and eradication
of introduced animals

Control and eradication
of introduced plants

Island control and monitoring


Applied marine research

Management and support for fisheries

Marine control and monitoring


Visitor sites
and naturalist guides

Visitor management

Local participation,
quotas y patents


Environmental management
in populated areas

Special use
of protected areas

Agricultural development


Approved projects, applications, field
protocols, etc..