Filming in Victoria

The City of Victoria offers a wealth of locations in a setting of unparalleled beauty and variety.

Historic downtown streets, stunning ocean vistas - whatever your script calls for Victoria has a world of location opportunities to choose from.

The information on this page applies to sites within the City of Victoria only. Assistance for prospective filming in other local jurisdictions is available from the Vancouver Island South Film & Media Commission

For information on Film Permits in the City of Victoria, view our Film Production Guidelines [PDF - 17 KB]

NOTE: You need to apply at least two weeks (10 working days) before you intend to start filming. Applications should include the below forms as well as a map of your film site.

Film Permit Location Request [PDF - 62 KB]
Street Use Request [PDF - 57 KB]

For more information about obtaining an electrical permit, visit Permits & Inspections.

For more information please call our Special Events Office at 250.361.0246 or email