Film Permit Info Center
Here in the Film Permit Information
Center you will find useful information such as: Who needs a permit?, County General Information, County Owned Facilities and City Filming Regulations.
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Applying for a Film Permit
The following information will be needed to apply for a Film Permit:
Company Information: Name and Address.
Insurance Policy: Insurance Company and Policy Number. Please visit the insurance information page for more information regarding where to send your insurance certificates and the appropriate information for additionally insured for the City of Miami Beach and Miami-Dade County.
Production Company & Production Contacts: Name, Title, Phone Number, Fax, Cellular, Pager, E-Mail.
Production Information: Production Title, Production Type, Extras, Cast, Crew, Dollars Spent Locally, Number of Production Days, Hotel Name, Location of Hotel, Number of Rooms per Night.
Location Request: Name, Address, Start and End Date, Description of Scene.
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The Miami-Dade County Police Off-Duty Web Application has been implemented. New temporary customers are able to apply for a permit and process credit card payments as necessary.
New permanent customers are able to apply for a permit, and current permanent customers are able to setup their online access to process payments for their account.
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One Stop Permits
We offer one stop on-line permitting for Miami-Dade County and City of Miami Beach facilities and properties, as well as for most other local municipalities. We do require a minimum of 24 hours notice for permits, a certificate of insurance additionally insuring the County and/or City(s) for $1 million of liability, specific information on locations, dates and times, budget information, and information about any other special arrangements that might be needed.
If you need help determining jurisdiction please contact our office.
DO NOT APPLY for CITY OF MIAMI Permits through this website.
Refunds will not be issued.
Permit Conditions for Marine Turtle Guidelines
May 1 - October 31
Application Fee Payment Information:
You are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of $100.00 per each 28 days of the duration of the film production. Student films are exempt from this application fee. You can submit the payment electronically or pay in person at the Miami-Dade Office of Film and Entertainment. Do not pay for your permit unless you know you are filming in our jurisdiction. If you need to verify your locations please contact our office.
If you decide to pay online, at the end of the application process there will be a "Pay" button that will take you to a payment page. You can pay online via e-check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard and American Express) or you can bring your payment in the form of cash or check (made payable to Miami-Dade County ) in person to our office located at 111 NW 1st Street, 19th Floor, Miami, FL 33128. Once your payment is processed, you will receive an Order Number that you can keep as a reference.
There are two things that are suggested not to be done while entering information for a Film Permit :
City of Miami Beach Permit
If you wish to film exclusively within the City of Miami Beach and do not have a need for Miami-Dade County services, you can permit via the Filmiami system or by going to the Miami Beach Film Office or calling at 305-673-7070, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., to receive a free Miami Beach Film Permit.
City of Miami Permit
Tuesday, October 02, 2012 5:21 PM
“Effective October 1, 2012, the City of Miami established the Office of Film and Special Events which has instituted a new website ( http://www.Miamifilmoffice.com ) that includes the film permit application to facilitate and streamline the permitting process. Should you wish to film exclusively within the City of Miami you are not required to apply or pay for a film permit with Miami-Dade County or with any other municipality. The City of Miami’s Office of Film and Special Events will process the film permit application free of charge through our new website.
For additional information please contact the Miami Film Coordinator Mr. Vicente Betancourt at (305)416-1318 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.”