Please note

To receive filming permits, the forms must be filled out in German. if you need assistance please find a list of production and location manager in our database.



Hardly any other city has as many green spaces as Berlin. More than 2,500 public green and recreational facilities with a total area of ​​around 6,400 ha offer Berliners and numerous tourists a much-used local recreation area. For the protection, maintenance and development of the green areas, the respective nature conservancy and parks department of the districts are responsible in cooperation with the Senate Department for Urban Development. 

Please note:
Some parks (see list below) are managed by the state-owned Grün Berlin GmbH group. 

Applications green areas Berlin

Exceptional permits for filming in green and recreational areas in Berlin are issued by the nature conservation and green space offices of the districts responsible for the location. The application deadline varies from district to district between 2-4 before the start of filming.  

In the district of Pankow, the application deadline is always 4 weeks before the start of the measure. 
Short-term temporary changes to the application deadlines cannot be ruled out. We will communicate these to the extent that we are aware of them under " latest info ".
An administration fee is charged, which is based on the Fee Ordinance.

Please note, that the following items need to be attached to your application:

  • address and availability of the applicant
  • exact information about planned filming time and locations
  • if possible, a script excerpt of the corresponding scene
  • vehicle list and sketch
  • film title/director

The arrangement is associated with secondary provisions:

  • The entire filming must be carried out in such a way that there is no danger to recreation seekers or visitors to green spaces.
  • The claimed areas must be restored to their original condition after filming is complete.
  • The damage to pathways and vegetation areas caused by the use of the system will be remedied at the expense of the holder of the license.

Green areas of Grün Berlin GmbH

If filming is to be carried out in a green and park area managed by the state-owned Grün Berlin GmbH group of companies, only the approval of the Grün Berlin GmbH must be obtained. 

This affects the following parks: 

Britzer Garten / Park am GleisdreieckNatur-Park Schöneberger Südgelände / Tempelhofer Feld / Kienbergpark / Spreepark / Gärten der Welt / Park auf dem Nordbahnhof / Dora-Duncker-Park / Hans-Baluschek-Park / Monbijoupark / Invalidenpark / Landschaftspark Gatow


Exceptional permits for filming in green and recreation facilities are given in Brandenburg by the local district or local government

Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation

Many of the public parks in the state of Brandenburg and Berlin - but especially in Potsdam - belong to the Stifung Preussische Schlösser und Gärten (Prussian Palaces and Gardens Foundation).