Procedure How to request an authorisation to shoot in Monaco

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Direction de la Communication

10 Quai Antoine 1er; MC 98000 - MONACO

Governement Communication Department :
(+377) 98 98 22 22

Fax : (+377) 98 98 22 15

Opening Hours : de 08h30 à 19h30

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Direction de la Communication

10 Quai Antoine 1er; MC 98000 - MONACO

Opening Hours : de 08h30 à 19h30

Phone : (+377) 98 98 22 22

Fax : (+377) 98 98 22 15

 

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Principle and conditions

For all filming in the Principality, authorisation must be obtained at least 15 days prior to the planned start date of filming.

The extended use of certain places or streets in the Principality may give rise to the payment of an occupancy fee for usage of the public domain of the State.

A complete version of the script must be provided to the Government Communication Department one month prior to the start date for all films of fiction (cinema or television), whether they are fully or partially filmed in the Principality.

Prior authorisation from the Department of Electronic Communications is mandatory for the use of temporary radio networks (for SNG, HF cameras and radiocommunication devices).

For more information please consult the procedures:

 

If you anticipate to film using a drone, the company undertaking this must be registered with the Civil Aviation Authority .

See the procedure: "How to apply for authorisation to operate drones ".

If you anticipate to film sites belonging to the Monte Carlo Société des Bains de Mer (Casino, Casino Square and the Casino Gardens, Café de Paris, Hotel de Paris; Hermitage, Monte Carlo Beach, Sporting) please contact :

  • For Press enquiries : presse@sbm.mc  or  00 377 92 06 65 11
  • For commercial enquiries (films, publicity, promotional images, etc.) : a.daniel@sbm.mc  or 00 377 92 06 63 90

 

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Collating the documents

For all films of fiction (cinema or television) a complete version of the script (in French) must be provided to the Government Communication Department at least one month prior to the planned start date of filming.

For film using a drone, you must provide the following documents in french or in english:

  • An insurance certificate
  • A technical description
  • A Special Activities Manual (for critical situations : failure, loss of control, emergency landing…)
  • The certificate of qualification of the remote pilot
  • A description of the overflown places, times and flight plan
  • A precise description of takeoff and landing areas + security zone
  • The engagement letter or proof of the originator and the organizer if it is not the originator

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How to make the application

Follow the link to the web service to request an authorisation to shoot .

NB: if you wish to make different kind of shooting (photo, video or film), you must make several online requests.

You will receive a delivery receipt for any online application.

You will receive the athorisation by e-mail.

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Obtaining and completing the form

To get this form you can either:

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Sending off the form

The completed form must be submitted or sent to the Government Communication Department at least 15 days before the planned start of filming.

You will receive the athorisation by e-mail.

Last update: 30/06/2014

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