Film Producers and production companies from across the world are welcome to shoot their Feature Films, TV/Web shows and series & Reality TV/Web shows and series in India - a country with locations of untold beauty.
Film Facilitation Office (FFO) set up by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, acts as a single window clearance and facilitation point for producers and production companies with a view to assist them in getting requisite filming permissions. The FFO also disseminates information on shooting locations and the facilities available with the Indian film Industry for production/post production and works closely with State Governments in assisting them to set up similar facilities. The FFO is housed in and operated by National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), a central Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (I&B). Filmmakers desirous of shooting their Feature Films, TV/Web shows and series & Reality TV/Web shows and series in India, may apply online at the FFO website, www.ffo.gov.in.
The Foreign filmmaker must seek permission from Ministry of I&B, to be able to apply for Film Visa. Thereafter, specific location permissions may be applied for at the portal. Below are the steps to apply for permission from Ministry of I&B.
The FFO portal accepts online applications from Domestic filmmakers who wish to film in various locations in different States of India. However, it is not mandatory to apply thorough the FFO and applicants may apply to the States directly too.
Below are the steps to apply for permission on the FFO portal.
The FFO can be contacted at:
Film Facilitation Office
National Film Development Corporation
4th Floor, Soochana Bhavan
Phase -1, C.G.O. Complex, Lodhi Road
New Delhi – 110 003
+ 91 11 - 2436 7338
For submitting online application, Click Here.