Filming and Photography Permit Fees and Payments


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Commercial filming and photography permits require a non-refundable administrative fee and are subject to location fees, and cost recovery based on the complexity and extent of the request.

Depending on the complexity of the filming or photography request, the administrative fee for permit processing may be $50.00 or $150.00. Please contact the Commercial Services Office to determine which if the application short form or application long form is applicable to your request.

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. 


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Location Fee Table

Motion Pictures/Videos Still Photography
1-2 people, camera and tripod only     $0 per day    1-10 people    $50 per day   
 1-10 people    $150 per day   11-30 people  $150 per day  
11-30 people  $250 per day   More than 30 people   $250 per day
31-50 people  $500 per day      
More than 50 people  $750 per day      

Application Forms


Where to Send Requests

Commercial Services Office: 508-957-0706
Send completed Filming and Photography Permit applications and processing fee to:

Cape Cod National Seashore
Attn: Commercial Services Office
99 Marconi Site Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667

Requests and questions may also be sent in by email.

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Last updated: November 2, 2018

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99 Marconi Site Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667


(508) 255-3421

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