Photoshoot Request

All photography or videography within the Dubai International Financial Centre requires prior approval in order to obtain the necessary security permits when shooting.


Individuals and companies looking to take photos within the district may submit their application using the form below. For commercial requests where production is involved such as advertisements or films, please apply through the Dubai Film and TV Commission Portal  first. Upon receiving your DFTC permit, submit your request on our website.


All requests are subject to the DIFC Photoshoot Terms and Conditions


All applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. The form must be duly completed as any incomplete details will delay the approval process. Please allow a minimum of 1 working day for the DIFC to respond to your request. Any request that comes after GST 3 pm, will be addressed in the next following day. Once approved, please present a copy of the approved form along with a valid ID at The Gate Building, West Wing Reception for the permit.

First Name
Last Name
Job Title
Company Name
Company Address
Phone No
Email Address
Proposed Location in the DIFC for the photo shoot
Did you apply for Dubai Film and TV Commission (DFTC) permit?
What is the purpose of the shoot?
Proposed Start Datetime
Proposed End Datetime
Where will the photos/videos be used?
Name of publication or programme to be used in
How will the DIFC be featured in the photos/videos?
Photo Summary (Max 5 files below 800kb each. Images within (1920 x 1080) each)
Brief Summary of the Photo shoot
By ticking this box, I accept the DIFC Photoshoot Terms and Conditions and confirm that I have read the DIFC Online Data Protection Policy