Department of the Interior 

National Park Service


Please read information packet PRIOR to sending in application!

For more information and application please click link below or right. 

In order to monitor and regulate the use of the park while still conserving the scenery, natural and historic objects, and wildlife within park boundaries, all National Park Service areas require special use permits for certain activities.

Commercial film and photography is one of these activities. Any group or persons looking to film or take photos using models or props, access closed areas, or use the results to sell a product or sell the film/photos must apply for a permit. Approval of applications is not guaranteed. 

Permit Fees are non-refundable and are based on an annual cost recovery. These fees include the cost of permit processing, administration and location fees. Location fees are required for film permits and are determined based on type of film permit, number of cast and crew and number of days of the permit requested. Other fees, such as, cost recovery fees may apply depending on requests made in application. 

All applications MUST be fully completed, once approved there can be no changes to the application, so please make sure all details are included.