Domestic Projects



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 through the FFO and applicants may apply to the States and Central Government Ministries/departments directly too.
Below are the steps to apply for permission on the FFO portal.



Register yourself with the FFO website to start your application process


Fill application Form

Fill out the application form for seeking permission for film shooting across various States.


Upload Documents

The application form will ask for the following information/documents. Read More...


Submit Application

The application will be sent to the respective State Nodal officer/s, whose details will also be sent to you.Read More...


Permission Letter

Once the permission has been granted for any State/UT, the Nodal Officer will upload the Permission letter on the FFO web portal.

Important Points to Remember


Co-Production - If you propose to shoot your film with an international co-producer under the official treaty, permission for the same must be applied for as an International project.


Subsequent to the completion of the shoot, the FFO shall seek and collect feedback from the applicants with regards to their experience of filming, including a request for information pertaining to shooting related data. The applicant is required to compulsorily submit the feedback form.


The FFO shall also seek trailer and Hi-res Poster images of the film for display in the FFO Web portal and other marketing collaterals that the FFO may create to promote filming in India, after the release of the said project.


The production must agree to have the Film Facilitation Office logo in the final production rolling credits of the project. The official FFO logo can be acquired from the Film Facilitation Office, New Delhi.

Modifications In Application

Once the application has been sent to the respective State, no modifications can be made. They may be communicated directly to the State Nodal officer, whose details are available on the portal in your dashboard and is also shared with you on email.

Domestic Modification of Application
Ecosystem Of Nodal Officers

Ecosystem Of Nodal Officers

An ecosystem of Nodal Officers has been created across various State Governments and Union Territories and within key stakeholder Central Government Ministries/Departments (viz. Animal Welfare Board of India, Archaeological Survey of India, Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Airports Authority of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Ministry of Railways, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs etc.) with a view to enable effective governmental collaborations including faster processing of all shooting permissions and the establishment of a film friendly environment across the country. The portal provides information on the assigned Nodal Officer for respective State/Union Territory along with its filming policies/guidelines, shooting locations and various filmic and non-filmic information of the respective region.

The FFO can be contacted at

  • NFDC - FD Complex,,
    24 Dr. Gopalrao Deshmukh Marg,
    Mumbai - 40001
    Maharashtra, India
  • Timing: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5:30 pm 
    Saturday & Sunday Closed
  • E-mail : ffo[at]nfdcindia[dot]com