Application for Film Production Licence (Gold Coast City Council) - Queensland


Approval is required for any filming and still photographic shoots of a commercial nature.

To ensure prompt processing, please enclose the correct fee, insurance or bond if required with the application.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements


The applicant is required to enclose a copy of their public liability insurance/certificate of currency. The Gold Coast City Council must be noted as an interested party on the policy. The sum insured is to be a minimum of $10,000,000.00.Please Note: Until such time public liability insurance has been received, applications are unable to be processed.


This licence remains in effect for the period specified on the application form.


To ensure prompt processing please enclose the correct fee or bond if required with the application.

Local law(s) name

Gold Coast City Council - Local Law 16 (Licensing) 2008

Gold Coast City Council - Subordinate Local Law 16.4 (Film Production) 2008

Application process

This licence can be obtained by submitting a completed "Application for Film Production Licence" to the Chief Executive Officer.


You cannot transfer this licence.

Administering agency

City of Gold Coast

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

City of Gold Coast

Operating address: 135 Bundall Road
Queensland 4217
Mailing address: PO Box 5042
Gold Coast Mail Centre
Queensland 9729
Phone: 1300 694 222
Phone: 07 5582 8211
Fax: 07 5596 3653
Website: Gold Coast City Council (Opens in new window)