Please note

Since the official language is German, you will need an experienced German speaking production manager for more complex procedures who can fill out the forms and can clarify any questions concerning the shooting permits. You will find a list of production and location managers in our database.


on public streets and grounds

Defintion small teams:

  • Small teams consist of max. 5 people
  • Small teams have max. a tripod for the camera
  • Small teams are shooting max 2 hours on location 

Small teams do need a permit from the responsible district office / civil engineering department for "Special use of road land".  The application form can be found here. Depending on the effort of the district offices an user fee can be charged.  

In the case of shooting on grounds of the Green Space Office, an extra permission is required. 

on private property as well as in private or urban facilities

On private property as well as in private or urban facilities permits are required.  Usually the press or marketing departments or owner of the private property ist the right person to speak to. 

In order to obtain a license, the following information must be given:

  • Contact details of the applicant
  • A brief description of the project
  • Desired date with possible alternative dates for the implementation

in popular touristic locations

For filming or photo permits in touristic locations, please contact the responsible press office. 

The tourist country portals of the federal states of Berlin and Brandenburg are: 

Other important tourist motivators are: