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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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Miami International Airport

Approval must be obtained and coordinated by MIA's Special Event Manager through our office. The Miami International Airport request to film form must be completed and  emailed to Dorothea "Dee" Belz Dbelz@filmiami.org or Jeanie Lisenby LISENBY@miamidade.gov, Film and Entertainment permit coordinators for the Miami-Dade County Office of Film and Entertainment. (Who, what, where, when and how, including equipment, parking needs, catering, crew cars, trucks, etc and electrical needs.)  It can take up to 14 days for approval. Filming is subject to availability. Special clearances must be obtained for filming in certain areas. NO WEAPONS OF ANY KIND, FAUX OR OTHERWISE ARE ALLOWED BY CAST OR CREW AT ANY AIRPORT. All filming at Miami International Airport requires a canine sweep (Officer is $68.50 per hour with a three hour minimum, the canine is $8.00 per hour and $4.00 per hour for the police car) and a Miami-Dade County Police Officer (Officer is $68.50 per hour with a three hour minimum). Be advised it can take 48 hours after the officers have been paid for to fill the request. The canine sweep is held at the cell phone lot. An electrical tie-in requires the hiring of the house electrician.     

The preferred location for filming at Miami International Airport is Terminal J third level.