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Film Birmingham

Filming Application

Film production during Covid-19 brings new challenges and further assessment of all filming requests. Please allow extra time when submitting applications.

To apply for a permit, you will need the following items:

  • Public liability Insurance –  Minimum £5 million
  • Generic Risk Assessment
  • Covid-19 Risk Assessment

All filming on Birmingham City Council land and property will require a permit. The list below is not exhaustive:

  • Public highways & roads
  • Pedestrianised areas & public squares
  • Parks, playing fields & green spaces
  • Council owned land/property & municipal buildings
  • Indoor & outdoor markets
  • Car parks & on-street parking
  • Cemeteries and crematoriums
  • Libraries

Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone is in effect, with a charge for high-polluting vehicles. Click here to find out if you will be impacted.