Welcome to the Screen Wellington Film Permitting App

Before applying for a permit

To apply to film in Wellington, you will need to register both yourself and the film production in FilmApp. Each time you login you can select an existing production, or create a new application.

Film permits will only be issued in the Wellington Region for productions that are registered with  ScreenSafe and have read the ScreenSafe Covid-19 Health and Safety Protocols.

You also need Public Liability insurance coverage, a Health & Safety Policy and for each location a Risk Register and QR code poster. All documents must consider the Covid-19 Health & Safety Standards for Screen Productions and Covid-19 Alert levels.

In order to apply for a filming permit all health and safety documents and public liability insurance must be completed and attached, including:

About Screen Wellington

Screen Wellington issues and facilitates film permits on behalf of all councils in the Wellington region. This includes Wellington City, Porirua, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Kāpiti and the districts of South Wairarapa, Carterton and Masteron in the Wairarapa.

For more information see our permit approval process.

For permitting, locations access or general questions email screen@screenwellington.com and we will work with you to make your project possible