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.

Film Production Guidelines

Apply for a Film Permit

Please note that you need to apply at least two weeks (10 working days) before you intend to start filming. For prompt service, please use the Film Production Guidelines to ensure you submit an accurate application.

Required documents:

Please send your completed application or inquiries to, call the Film Liaison at 250.361.0283, or leave a message on our main line at 250.361.0246.