For feature films, TV serials, docu-dramas or any fictional stories, allow no less than 14 working days for the Ministry of Information and Communications to consider the script.
NOTE: Depending on the requirements of the script i.e shooting locations including conservation areas, cultural heritage sites, etc., the period for approval may take slightly longer as the local coordinator has to arrange for the other concerned government departments to view the script in details.
Yes, there are. Once the permit is granted, a representative from The Ministry of Information and Communications is required to accompany the crew every day in all shooting locations.A per the crew every day in all shooting locations. A premium for the representative is fixed according to the motion picture rules and is covered by the filmmaker.Should the official travel outside Kathmandu, then air/ground transportation fares, accommodation and meals should be arranged for him/her, also by the filmmaker.
For documentaries, commercial advertisements and music videos, the film crew will be accompanied by one representative.For feature films, docu-dramas and TV series, the Ministry of Information and Communications will assign one representative to accompany each shooting unit.
Crews intending to stay in Nepal within the filming permit period can do with a tourist visa.