KML Rates, Forms, and Information

Contact Information:

Admin Office Phone: (305) 664-9101 (M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm)

Mailing Address:

68486 Overseas Highway,

PO Box 968

Long Key, FL, 33001

KML Social Media

Keys Marine Laboratory Facebook

Keys Marine Lab (@keysmarinelab) • Instagram

Below is a list of the most current KML forms, arranged by category. PDF’s can be opened, filled out, and saved using the free Acrobat reader available here.

CURRENT KML Rates Effective thru June 30, 2024

*All KML Rates are subject to annual review and increases

NEW KML Rates – Effective July 1, 2024 thru June 30, 2026
Helpful Information
Facilities Use Request Form (FURF)
  • This form is necessary for all KML access and activities
  • Please call first to determine availability and request a link to the online FURF form
  • FURF Group List (PDF) – please use to list names of all members in your group
Required Forms to Submit for KML Access
Boat Trips & Snorkeling at KML
Seawater Use Request Form (SURF)
  • Seawater Use Request Form (SURF) – This fillable PDF must be submitted to request space in any KML Seawater System
  • Call to discuss availability of SW tables with KML staff
  • See KML Seawater Rate Sheet above
  • Please review Seawater Use Guidelines prior to arrival
  • Please provide all necessary Permits and IACUC approvals
  • If your project requires use of the Shallows, contact KML directly to discuss.
AAUS Scientific Dive Reciprocity at KML

Please submit all forms to KML DSO for review and approval at least 14 business days prior to dive mission.

Required Forms:

Helpful Diving Information:

Sampling and Specimen Collections at KML
  • Please remember that KML is within the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and adjacent to the Everglades National Park.
  • You are responsible for providing all necessary permits, special activities licenses, and/or IACUC approvals for all education, research, and specimen collecting.
  • Helpful Guidelines for Sampling & Collecting in the Florida Keys
  • Please discuss all sampling and collection with KML staff
  • Collection Request Form (PDF) – to request KML staff assistance with collections and sampling.
Permitting and IACUC

Please see our Permitting and IACUC page for information on Permitting and IACUC procedures. 

Self-Captained Vessels for Research Activities

Self-Captained vessel rentals may require an assessment boat trip with a KML captain. Please call to discuss necessary qualifications, planned activities, and availability of vessels.