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Barnacle Immobilization System

Follow the steps below to release your vehicle:

  • Pay the Barnacle fee at to retrieve your Barnacle release code.
  • You can also click on the “Release Vehicle” button to take you there.
  • You can also call 754-220-5344 in order to pay the Barnacle fee and retrieve your Barnacle release code.
  • Punch in the 4-digit code recieved through text on the keypad.
  • Then press the green “Enter” button 3 times.
  • Drop off the Barnacle in your nearest Barnacle Drop-Box.
  • For after-hour emergency assistance, please contact FIU Police at 305-348-2626.


A $100 deposit is charged until the Barnacle is returned within 24 hours.
If not the charge will be assessed.
Find your nearest Barnacle Drop-Off Location Below: