Permit Application

Scene in San Francisco 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:

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 emailed.


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 page 6 of the Use Agreement to the Film Commission

Please send signed page 6 to:

San Francisco Film Commission 

City Hall, Room 473

1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlett Place

San Francisco, CA 94102

Email Use Agreements to: