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Filming License

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Contacts

To film on municipal lands in Yellowknife a filming license is required and additional paperwork may be needed.  Please read carefully through our Filming Guidelines before applying for a license.  Applications need to be received 10 business days before the start date of a filming project in order to guarantee timely delivery of a Filming License. The Department of Communications and Economic Development will review your applications and get in touch with you.

Apply for a filming license

Process flow:

-          Read Filming Guidelines, Filming License Agreement and Hold Harmless Agreement before submitting an application

-          Submit Production Information Form to apply for a Filming License

-          The Department of Communications and Economic Development reviews application

-          The Department of Communications and Economic Development communicates with producers on additional documentation, payment and will send a customized version of the Filming License Agreement.

Documents

Filming Guidelines

Production Information Form

Filming License Agreement and Hold Harmless Agreement

Orderly Use of Highway Permit Application (Road Closures)

Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699