If you've chosen a location in Westminster for your filming or event, you'll need to apply for permission.
Our application fee is not refundable, so please go through the following steps before you apply.
After you've checked your project is eligible, you can apply using our online form.
Once we receive your form, we'll email you with a reference number and information on how to pay your application fee.
If the system doesn't let you submit your application, please check:
Use the payment tool below to:
You'll be asked for your reference number, which is on the email you've received from us.
To make sure we charge you correctly, please double check our fees. Also make sure that, in the payment tool, you type amounts in this format:
Please pay the fee promptly so that we can start assessing your proposal as soon as possible.
If you apply for a consultation, you'll get dedicated time with an experienced City Promotions, Events and Filming Officer to go over your plan in person.
A consultation costs £25 for charity or community projects or £135 for larger events.
As part of the service, you'll receive a detailed write-up of your consultation.
There are a number of other council departments that may be useful to you when organising an event in Westminster:
The City Promotions, Events and Filming Team supports the safe planning and regulation of filming and events, and balances these activities with the needs of residents and businesses.
For any questions not covered by our guide, please contact us at email@example.com or call 020 7641 2390.