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To apply for a photography or a film/video production permit, you will need the following:
Visit the new EEA ePLACE Permitting Portal
You must submit a certificate of liability insurance (COI). The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Conservation and Recreation must be named as additional insured for the date and location of your film/video shoot or photography shoot with a minimum amount of 1 million dollars ($1,000,000) in liability. This is required for all special use permits and your permit will not be issued without the certificate.
Photography and Film/Video Credits should read: “Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation”.
A quick guide is available to download for help with the registration process. Need more help? Call the ePLACE Help Desk at (844) 733-7522 or (844) 73-ePLAC between the hours of 7:30 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday.