Welcome to the page that gives you the details of Filming Permits and Locations and other relevant filming information.


Prospective Film Professionals/Production Companies wishing to shoot in Nigeria are required to apply and obtain a film permit. Applicants will be required to undertake the following:

  1. Apply as well as fill an application form
  2. Submit synopsis of film project
  3. Provide information on the nature and duration of film project (Feature, Documentary, Commercials, Reality/Series)
  4. Provide copy (ies) of photo-page of International Passport of expatriate crew/cast
  5. Provide list of Film Production equipment (if any) to be brought into Nigeria.
  6. Provide Information including name, address of Local Logistics Provider/Partner who must be a registered film professional with any of the existing professional Guilds/Associations in the Nigerian film industry.
  7. Required to make payment of prescribed fees at any of the Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) Offices in Lagos, Ikoyi Road, Obalende, Lagos; Federal Secretariat, Phase 1, 3rd Floor, Abuja; Audu Bako Secretariat, Zaria Road, Kano or its Headquarters in Jos. Or through the Corporation’s Account on the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA REMITA PLATFORM. Feature Film - $500/week; Documentary-$250/week; Commercials/Advertorials-$750/week; Reality Tv/Series- $1000/week.
  8. A Staff of the Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) MUST and WILL be required to be with the crew throughout the duration of shoot.
  9. Will be required to sign an undertaking that the film project will not be detrimental to the image of Nigeria or its people.

Prospective foreign film crew will be required to submit their application request not later than two (2) weeks prior to scheduled date of filming.

The platform for Online, Real-time application is being upgraded at the moment. But applicants can reach the Corporation for any Inquiry/assistance, through contact mdnigerianfilms@gmail.com or telephone +234-8033146842 (Edmund), +2348036740997 (Brian) and +234-8035046119 (Jeremiah)

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