Location permits

How can I get a general permit for filming in Russia?

General permit for filming in Russia is a document that does not exist. Of course, you will need to comply with municipal permitting requirements, which vary from a city to a city. Our location managers and scouts will take care of that.

How long does that take to get a set of filming permits in Russia?

Depending on a city, this may vary from 3 days to 2 weeks. The most complicated locations, for example whatever is connected to space programs or is situated within 50 miles from the state boarder might take up to to 45 days. In the same time to film on streets you don’t need special permits. Please contact us for details.

How long does that take to get a set of filming permits in Moscow?

Being a capital of Russia, Moscow has a special permitting regime. Generally speaking you are fee to film on streets of Moscow without any permit. However there is a list of 221 streets, mandatory for permitting by Federal Guarding Service (Russian Secret Service). "Soar Productions" has annually renewable permit, so all our clients are covered.

How can I get a general permit for filming in Armenia?

Except for accreditation, which we explain in the visa section of FAQ’s, there are no special permits needed for film crews in Armenia.

How can I get a general permit for filming in Azerbaijan?

While filming in the country does not require any special permit, in Baku, its capital, you need to permit every street. Please contact us for details.

How can I get a general permit for filming in Estonia?

You don't need any special permit to film in Estonia.

How can I get a general permit for filming in Georgia?

You don’t need any special permit to film in Georgia.

How can I get a general permit for filming in Kazakhstan?

While the accreditation in Kazakhstan explained in the visa section works a general permit, you still need to inform regional and municipal authorities about the upcoming shoot.

How can I get a general permit for filming in Kyrgyzstan?

Accreditation in explained in the visa section works a general permit. No other permits are required.

How can I get a general permit for filming in Latvia?

You don’t need any special permit to film in Latvia.

How can I get a general permit for filming in Lithuania?

You don't need any special permit to film in Lithuania.

How can I get a general permit for filming in Ukraine?

You don’t need any special permit to film in Ukraine.

How can I get a general permit for filming in Uzbekistan?

While Uzbekistan is simplifying all permitting procedures, you still need to inform the authorities about your filming in the country and get their written approval.