Whether you're shooting on location or on the move, find out if a police presence is needed, which authorities need to be notified and how to keep your cast, crew and the general public safe.

Do you need to tell us about your film shoot?

A police presence may be needed for any filming where:

  • there are likely to be public safety issues
  • crime enactments can be seen from a public place
  • the film shoot involves liveried emergency vehicles or actors in police or modern military uniform
  • nudity or perceived nudity can be seen from a public place
  • weapons, whether real or props, are used and visible or audible in a public place
  • low-loader or tracking shots are taking place on a public road 

If any of the above applies to you, please complete our quick and simple online 'notice to film' form. Click 'start' below to begin.

Once we receive your form, we'll contact you for further information.

Please note, this form is not for reporting any incidents, crimes or seeking help. If someone is in immediate danger or a crime is in progress, call 999.

Average completion time: five minutes