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Filming in National Parks

How to get permission to film in National Parks
Once application for filming in Thailand is approved by the Thailand Film Office. The Thailand Film Office will provide a cooperation letter to the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation in order to get a specific permit to film in National Parks. The process time to get the specific permit depends on how application form is submitted. If your application is submitted to the One-Stop Service, a permit is approved within 3 days. Productions not applying at the One-Stop Service must be submitted at least 14 days before the shoot. Please see a name list of National Parks in


Documents Required

 Location Fee
For filming a feature film or a TV drama costs 5,000 - 10,000 THB  per day.
For filming a documentary, TV commercials, TV program or Music Video feature costs 4,000 - 10,000 Baht per day.
In case of set production in a national park area, a cash guarantee (bond) of 2,000,000 Baht is required.
Everyone must also pay a naational Park Entry fee of 200-500 THB per person

 Entrance Fee
Entrance fee for each person/vehicle depending on the regulations of each national park. These fees are only collected once during the period of filming.

 Method of payment
The foreign producer or coordinator should pay location fee and entrance fee at the National Park Office where the filming takes place.


Filming regulations
Foreign production teams getting approval must inform the Head of the National Park at least one day before the filming commences.
If the location is to be changed, shooting is to be postponed or a shooting duration is to be extended, an application form must be submitted to the national park for further consideration.