Vendor Permits

Vendor permits are available to companies and organizations that will be doing business at Iowa State University. Each company is allowed a maximum of 2 permits.


Vendor Permits are valid:

  • In standard 30 min loading zones for two hours, unless sign restricts dept/vendor to a designated time.
  • At Parking meters for two hours without payment, Pay by stall lots are considered a meter
  • In vendor/departmental stalls for the designated time
  • In General Staff lots for no time limit


Order a Vendor Permit ($315)

Yearly permits are prorated and reduced monthly.

To order a vendor permit please send payment in the form of check or money order to the Parking Division Office:

27 Armory Building | 2519 Osborn Drive | Ames, IA 50011-1049

Please include your name, company name and address. DO NOT SEND CASH. Once your request is processed your permit will be sent to you by mail.

Please call the Parking Division at 515-294-3388 for more information.