Film Shooting in Nepal

Film shooting and Documentary production in Nepal

Nepal Footprint Holiday Trek are the professional Team for Film Shooting, Documentary production and ad films for digital media. We have long years experience working team who can find  you Film shooting Spot, Locations, Guiding, Translators and Content Script Writing service.  Nepal is very famous for Mountain and Culture spot form low elevation to high altitude. Here with support by Nepal Footprint Holiday you will find almost for your Film and documentary shooting.
For Shooting in Nepal you need permits from the granted by the Ministry of Information and Communication. They will require you to complete an application form in accordance with the Film (Production, Exhibition & Distribution) Rules, 2026 B.E. Nepal Footprint Holiday Treks assist you needed film shooting permits, authority from the government  of Nepal.

The following information will be required to complete this application: 

Applicants full name, nationality, home address, Passport No. issuing office and date and temporary address in Nepal.
If the Applicant is organization or company its name, registration no, date and office address is required.
Information regarding the proposed films name (title), type (genre), Language and technology (format) should be included.
A full list of all technicians and artists visiting Nepal including their full names, nationalities, professional status, copy of passport and temporary addresses in Nepal. On the part of Nepali artistes and technicians, quote the number required.
Name of story writer and if the story was published, the publishers name. Also the song writer (lyricists) name is required.
Consent letter from story and song writers or his/her heir.
Synopsis of the story or storyboard.
Specify whether the name of the film coincides with any film already produced or proposed.
State approximate cost of the film, aim of film production, and any other relevant matters.
A complete list of all film making equipment being temporarily imported into Nepal, along with list of row stock / tapes etc.

Type of proposed film (Feature, Newsreel, Documentary or TV. production, etc.)

  • A list of the locations you wish to film in Nepal.
  • Proposed date of commencement of filming and duration.
  • Full details of the sequences to be photographed in Nepal.

Procedures for the licensing following documents are necessary:

  • Application form as prescribed by the rules affixing Nepalese
  • postal stamp amounting of NRS. 50. 00
  • Synopsis of the filming story.
  • Crew members with bio-data.
  • Equipment list with values for custom clearance.
  • Daily Program (Itinerary)
  • Consent letter of concerned organization

License to produce feature films shall remain valid for three years. As regards other films the license shall remain valid for one year. A Liaison Officer shall be deputed by the Ministry of Communications. The concerned party (film producer) shall provide the Liaison Officer with local transport, ground or air transport and board etc. When shooting is conducted in locations where night accommodation is required the producer shall provide the Liaison Officer with first class accommodation, full board, clothes and equipment (non-refundable) in mountainous areas when necessary. The film producer will pay the Liaison Officer remuneration as per rules of the ministry. The Liaison Officer is empowered to prohibit the shooting of any sequence of the film which, in his judgment, is not in the interest of the public good.

Films damaging national prestige, culture, tradition or religious values and sensibility or those presenting scenery of the notified areas by Nepal government cannot be made or produced. The presence of the Liaison Officer is compulsory at all times of shooting. In this regard it is important to note that Nepal Footprint Trek will be able to reduce lead times in obtaining all necessary licenses and general film permit and other necessities; and to co-ordinate with government officials, Liaison Officer and other individuals as well. Before commencement of shooting in Nepal, Nepal Footprint Holiday Treks will procure all licenses and permits required, after paying all specified fees and taxes wherever needed.

Note: For more information and further assist about Film Shooting and Documentary production in Nepal please contact our expert. We have Film production Crew and the team of Film management those who have involved many of international product experiences.