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Film permits are required for all film-related activity including: commercials; feature films; documentaries; micro shoots; music videos; short films; stills photography; student projects; TV films and productions; and TV pilots or series.

You do not need a film permit when filming a wedding ceremony or private celebration or when filming current affairs or news for immediate release.


Athlone, Atlantis, Belhar, Bellville, Blackheath, Blouberg, Blue Downs, Brackenfell, Cape Point, Cape Town, Delft, Durbanville, Elsies Rivier, Fish Hoek, Goodwood, Gordon's Bay, Grassy Park, Guguletu, Hout Bay, Khayelitsha, Kommetjie, Kraaifontein, Kuils River, Langa, Macassar, Matroosfontein, Melkbosstrand, Milnerton, Mitchells Plain, Muizenberg, Noordhoek, Nyanga, Parow, Philadelphia, Philippi, Robben Island, Scarborough, Simon's Town, Sir Lowry's Pass, Somerset West, Southern Suburbs, Strand, Table View

Annual Film Workshop Presentations

2018 Locations workshop documents

Cape Town Film Permit Office


10th Floor, Civic Centre

Tower Block

Hertzog Boulevard

Cape Town

PO Box 16548


+27 21 417 4025


+27 21 417 0599


+27 21 417 0645


+27 21 417 4029


+27 86 576 1933


Atlantis Dunes

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Bookings for filming at the dune can be made via the Film Permit Office Online portal

Atlantis Dunes entry requirements:


The City of Cape Town requires a valid entry permit and this needs to be
presented before entering the Atlantis Dunes.

You need to book the dunes via the City online permit system and then get in contact with Carl Brown for permissions, payment etc.

Carl Brown

Environmental Education : Biodiversity Management: North


1st floor, Witzands Aquifer Nature Reserve, Off Dassendberg Drive, Atlantis , 7349

Tel: 021 444 7687 |


Operating hours of the Witzands Aquifer Nature Reserve:
March–August: 08:00 to18:00
September-February: 07:00 to19:00

Cape Town Stadium

(currently 10 working days application time frame)

You need to book the stadium via the film permit office, and you need to book it via the stadium website:

Contact Person:

Lameez Benjamin

021 417 0120


2017 Locations workshop documents

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