Filming in San Francisco requires the submission of a Use Agreement (pdf). All paperwork must be received in its original form, no less than 72 hours prior to filming. Emailed and faxed Use Agreements will not be approved.
Shooting in SF Links:
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 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.
Please send completed paperwork to:
San Francisco Film Commission
City Hall, Room 473
1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102
Do not forget to send an original signed Use Agreement to the Film Commission. Your permit cannot be issued until an original is received by the Film Office.