Permisos de rodajes

Lanzarote Film Commission offers advice to producers and acts as an intermediary between them and the different departments of Public Administration, to help process the shooting permits.

Roads

The permit for any kind of filming on the island’s roads is given by the Servicio De Seguridad Vial (DGT) Dirección General de Tráfico. (Traffic Department.)

Application for permits must be made at least 20 working days before filming starts. To obtain this permit.

Please contact us for information.

 

Cost an Beaches

To carry out professional or commercial film, television, video and photographic activities on the coasts and beaches of Lanzarote and La Graciosa, you have to request authorization from the Las Palmas Department of Coasts (Demarcación de Costas deLas Palmas)

An application form must be completed and handed in with the required documentation at the offices of the Department of Coasts Explanada Tomás Quevedo, edificio Puerto, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Enquiries can be sent  to Demarcación de Costas de Canarias:

  • Explanada Tomás Quevedo, edificio Puerto, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • Tel. 928 465 452

When the activity has been authorized, the production company will be asked to pay a deposit and a tax. The deposit will be returned through a Spanish bank account.

When the activity has been authorized, the production company will be asked to pay a deposit and a tax. The deposit will be returned through a Spanish bank account.

Please contact us for information.

 

Protected nature reserves

To carry out professional and commercial film, television, video and photographic activities in nature reserves a permit must be applied for from Área de Medio Ambiente e (Landscape and Environment Area), at least 10 working days prior to the beginning of filming.

An application must be completed together with a photocopy of DNI (National Identity Document), passport, residence permit or fiscal number of the promoter and a plan of the work to be carried out.

This documentation should be sent to Área de Medio Ambiente Av Fred Olsen, S/N 35500 Arrecife, Lanzarote

The specialists responsible for the area will issue a report in which the restrictions for each area will be specified.

Contact telephone numbers: 0034 928 810 100

Request authorization shooting in Protected Natural Areas

Map of protected natural areas

 

Distrits

To film in public areas in Lanzarote a permit has to be obtained from the corresponding Town Council. The Lanzarote Film Commission can provide you with the right contacts from the seven Town Councils in the island.  To be able to do this, the attached application should be completed and sent to Lanzarote Film Commission.

Please contact us for information.: Lanzarote Film Commission. Tel.: +34 928 811 762

 

Timanfaya National Park

To carry out professional and commercial film, television, video and photographic activities in the Timanfaya National Park authorisation must first be obtained from the park authorities.

An application form must be completed and handed in together with a photocopy of your identity card, passport or residence card to the offices of the Administratión of Timanfaya National Park C/ La Mareta, 9 35560 Tinajo, Lanzarote Tfno: +34 928 840 251 y 928 118 049 or it can be sent by fax to:+34 928 840 251 or mail: timanfaya@gobiernodecanarias.org

 

Airport

It is essential to apply for a permit to film or do photo reports at Gacimeta Lanzarote Airport

A written request should be addressed to the Airport’s Director and sent to:

  • Edificio Oficinas Aena Aeropuertos
  • 35509 San Bartolomé-Lanzarote.
  • Telf 928 84 60 21
  • Fax 928 84 60 22