Film Regulations for the City of Miami
Permits are required for anyone shooting for commercial use. This does not include live news or for personal purposes such as home video. These types of activities do not need film permits.
You can apply for a film permit at www.MiamiFilmOffice.com in the section called "Apply for your City of Miami Film Permit Here". There is no permit application fee when filming within The City of Miami unless filming with a drone ($100 application fee). However, there may be fees that may be incurred when your activities require specific City services, such as Fire and Police. In order to obtain a permit to film, you must provide an insurance certificate for General Liability Insurance naming the City of Miami as an additionally insured.
Please visit the City of Miami Film Office website for more information.