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Film Commission

Permit Application

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Permit Application

Filming in San Francisco requires the submission of a Use Agreement (pdf). All paperwork must be submitted to the Film Commission no less than 4 full business days prior to your first shoot date. Email Use Agreements to: film@sfgov.org

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Permit Application

Download Use Agreement here (pdf) - Please use Adobe Reader to fill out this document.  Applications filled out using Preview will not email inputted data and will need to be printed and faxed.

Additional Location Pages (pdf)-If you have more than 3 locations you may use this form to add locations to Exhibit A. (Please note: we are unable to issue blanket and/or grid permits.  All applicants will be required to clearly outline all locations that will be visited with clear shooting times)

Instructions- Having trouble filling out the Use Agreement? Here are some helpful instructions to assist you through the process. Still confused? Please call or email the film office for assistance.

Do not forget to send an original signed Use Agreement to the Film Commission.  Your permit cannot be issued until the Film Commission has received proof that the original signed documents are en route (via a tracked source such as FedEx or UPS.) 

Please send completed paperwork to:
San Francisco Film Commission 
City Hall, Room 473
1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102

Email Use Agreements to: film@sfgov.org

Last updated: 9/17/2014 3:14:33 PM