Commercial Filming and Photography

Commercial Filming/Photography
A Special Use Permit is required for filming, video taping, sound recording, or still photography. You have a choice of two different forms. The short form is for a group lower than 5 people. The longer form is for larger groups. NOTE: Instructional photography workshops performed by for-profit organization's require a Commercial Use Authorization


Application fee: $150.00.
Applications AND application fees MUST be received by the park a MINIMUM of three weeks (21 days) in advance of proposed dates. Four weeks for any project complex in nature, that exceeds 12 cast and/or crew members, or involves filming in areas off paved or hardened surfaces/off trail.

Details on getting a film/photography permit
Application for Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permit (Short Form)
Application for Commercial Filming/Still Photography Permit (Long Form)
Filming Zone Map (pdf file)

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.
State Route 9

Springdale, UT 84767

Phone:

(435) 772-3256
Staffed daily from 9 am - 12 pm. Recorded information is available 24 hours a day. If you are unable to reach someone by phone, please email us at zion_park_information@nps.gov.

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