Kansas Amusement Ride Act Permit Program

Amusement Ride Permitting Program
All amusement ride owner registration and applications for amusement ride permits will be processed through the Amusement Ride Permitting Program.

On-Site Audit
An on-site audit may be conducted throughout the year to verify compliance with the Kansas Amusement Ride Act.

The following is required and shall be made available to the KDOL representative at the time of the on-site audit:

  • the current certification of an inspector’s qualifications to inspect amusement rides;
  • the current certificate of inspection for each ride signed by a qualified inspector;
  • daily maintenance and inspection records for each ride;
  • the amusement ride manufacturer’s operational manual for each ride;
  • the amusement ride manufacturer’s nondestructive testing recommendations for each ride;
  • the amusement ride manufacturer’s inspection guidelines for each ride;
  • operator training records for each operator trained on each ride;
  • report of Itinerary;
  • written certification that the ride meets the applicable ASTM international F24 committee standards;
  • insurance policy in effect at the time of operation of the amusement ride with certain coverage in place required by K.S.A. 40-4802;
  • results of nondestructive testing for each ride.


  • valid permit and inspection decal affixed to each ride;
  • signage must be posted at the point of admission or ticket sale and at least two other locations in close proximity to the amusement ride explaining a patron’s duty to report injuries;
  • all safety instructions for the ride must be posted in plain view on or near the ride in a location where they can be easily read.

All amusement ride records shall be grouped according to the ride.
Records shall be maintained by the owner for three years and kept at the location of the ride’s operation.