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Filming permits Filming permits

To reserve parking spaces for any technical vehicles associated with a film shoot in the Auckland region, you must apply for a film parking permit. These permits are specifically for essential film equipment vehicles and are not intended for crew vehicle use.

About film parking permits

The film parking permit process is designed to:

  • Allow film production companies to legally place cones to reserve parking for film equipment vehicles.
  • Integrate parking applications with the AT works coordination system. This gives us greater knowledge of the location of film shoots and potential clashes of activity to allow any conflicts to be worked through before filming starts.

To be eligible for a parking permit, you will need to agree to and sign the Screen Auckland Reserved Parking Traffic Management Plan. If you have not done so, please contact Screen Auckland to arrange this prior to submitting a film parking permit request.

If you are filming on private property, prior consultation with surrounding businesses and residents should be undertaken to ensure your activity does not unduly affect day to day operations in the area.

To film or place filming equipment in Auckland public places such as footpaths, roads, parks and beaches you will probably require a permit. Please contact Screen Auckland before proceeding.

How to apply for a film parking permit

First time applying

You will need to have a MyAT account, and then register for AT Park before you can apply.

MyAT account

  • If you have previously registered an AT HOP card or use AT Park, then you already have a MyAT account.
  • If you do not have a MyAT account, create a MyAT account now.

Register for AT Park

  1. When logged in to your MyAT account
  2. Click on ‘AT Park' heading
  3. Click on the ‘Parking permits’ button
  4. Click on the button to register for AT Park
  5. Complete the AT Park registration form - The form includes entering your credit or debit card details. Payment for permits or coupons will only be taken from your card when a permit is granted or coupons are purchased.

Apply for a film permit

If you do not have all the details to complete the application, you can save the application and log in at another time to complete your application.​

  1. Log in to your MyAT parking permits account
  2. Select the film parking permit from the left-hand menu:
  3. From the dropdown menu:
    - Select Film Permit
  4. Complete the application form

How to use coupons for contingency days

If you do not have all the details to complete the application, you can save the application and log in at another time to complete your application.​

1. Log in to MyAT parking permits account
2. In permits portal - Select 'Film Permit' from the left-hand menu
3. From the dropdown menu, select the ‘Contingency Day Coupon’ option
4. Enter vehicle licence plate number
5. In the calendar, click on the day or days that you want to use a coupon for this vehicle
6. The amount to pay will display in the ‘Total fee’ field
7. Click Submit
8. Click OK in the confirmation window (check number of coupons purchased and amount to pay are correct)

​Film supporting documents required to be attached to online application

  • Mud map.
  • Screen Auckland Reserved Parking Traffic Management Plan

​Payment and granting of a permit

  • When you use our online service to apply, you will be required to enter credit or debit card details.
  • Payment is only taken from your card if your application is successful.
  • If your application is successful and payment has been made, we will send you a confirmation email that your permit has been granted.

​On the day

Any staff involved in setting out cones to reserve spaces or acting as location security should be familiar with the Screen Auckland Reserved Parking Traffic Management Plan (TMP).

For more information regarding Film Parking Permits please contact

For any other film enquiries, you can contact Screen Auckland

Terms and conditions

  • A film parking permit is only valid for use during an approved filming activity.
  • The permit does not apply to loading zones. Vehicles parked in loading zones must comply with time restrictions.
  • The permit does not apply to P2, P5, P10 or P15 time restrictions.
  • The permit does not apply to prohibited parking areas such as broken yellow lines, clearways, bus stops, taxi stands or mobility parking bays.
  • The permit does not apply where an existing temporary traffic management plan is in place.
  • The permit does not guarantee the availability of any parking space. All parking operates on a 'first in, first served' basis.
  • The permit cannot be used in a vehicle that is parked for the primary use of advertising or promotion.
  • Any abuse of the terms and conditions may result in future applications being refused.
  • AT reserves the right to revoke the permit at any time.

For more information

Contact Auckland Transport

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