Film Permits


FILM APPLICATION  |  FAQ  |  FEES/PAYMENT  |  INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS 

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Welcome to the DC Film Permit Office. We welcome all productions to the District. Get started by

A. Reading our FAQ 

B. Review our simple process steps:

  1. Make decision on your LOCATIONS
  2. Find out who's JURISDICTION those locations are in.... see helpful scouting maps from the DC Government:
  3. Make sure you ask your insurance provider for a CERTIFICATE of  INSURANCE (see DC Film Office insurance requirements here)
  4. APPLICATION: Film Permit 
  5. ONLINE PAYMENT -  We wiill send a private link.
  6. BRIEF EXIT SURVEY  is required to guage our performance and get useful feed back on how we could better serve you
  7. We will email your PERMIT
  8. PARKING SIGN PICKUP AND PROCEDURES - coming