Filming & Photography


Applicants who wish to apply for a permit to carry out filming / photography at Seletar Airport must ensure that filming is aviation related and has direct relations to airport operations.


1. Applying companies or individuals must agree to provide a copy of the finished product to the Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (“CAG”) for archiving purposes.
2. Due credit must be given to CAG.
3. Use of CAG and Seletar Airport (“the Airport”) images and logos for marketing materials pertaining to films or images must be approved by CAG. The film or images must not be used in any way that might adversely affect the reputation and the image of the Airport. CAG’s decision on whether there is an adverse effect shall be final.
4. CAG reserves the right to refuse any application for any reason, not limited to a breach of any of these Terms and Conditions. CAG also reserves the right to withdraw any consent granted and stop the filming or shoot at any time, for any reason whatsoever and all persons will be required to leave the airport premises immediately. CAG will not be responsible for any loss, including financial loss to any company or individual.
5. The applicant shall indemnify CAG against all claims, proceedings, judgments, damages, losses (including all indirect and consequential losses), costs (including legal costs on a solicitor-client indemnity basis) and expenses of any nature whatsoever reasonably arising from or out of or in connection with its filming/photography activity or these terms and conditions.
6. In the event of any postponement request by applicant, CAG will consider the request only if made not less than 24 hours of the original date and time of the filming/photography session. Any postponement request made less than 24 hours will be deemed as a cancellation and the applicant will have to submit a fresh request.
7. CAG reserves the right to change any rates and/or terms and conditions contained herein at any time without prior notice.

Filming Limitations

1. You may apply to film and photograph anywhere in the airport except at the locations:
- Runway
- Baggage Sorting Area
- Gate Holdroom
- Control Tower
- Immigration areas and Customs counters
- Perimeter Road
- Taxiways
- Police and security counters

2. Applicant should be aware that approval of applications will be seen as indirect support for the project and as such, it is to be noted that CAG does not endorse projects that:
- depict or portray the Airport or Singapore in an unfavorable light or otherwise a manner that may affect the reputation of the Airport or Singapore;
- are overtly political in nature;
- are highly critical of other countries or people;
- go against CAG’s corporate branding guidelines;
- might sow or instigate racial, religious or cultural discord; or
- support anti-social lifestyle or criminal activity.

3. Animals are prohibited from entering the Airport premises.

Safety & Security

The Changi Airport Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd (“CAG”) takes great care in ensuring the safety of all persons at Seletar Airport (“the Airport”). Here is a list of safety and security guidelines media personnel will have to adhere to.
1. Media crew is responsible for own safety in the Airport and shall ensure the safety of all persons within the Airport premises.
2. All members of the media crew, filming team and talents etc. must always have their visitors’ passes visibly attached to them whenever they are within the restricted areas of the Airport. Whenever such persons are within the Airport premises, CAG and any security personnel reserve the right to carry out random checks of belongings or equipment at any time.
3. For security reasons, all belongings and equipment must be attended to at all times.
4. Any person deemed to be a threat to persons within the Airport premises will be escorted out of the premises immediately.
5. Media personnel have to ensure that filming or shoots done within the Airport will not cause an obstruction in the Airport premises or otherwise disrupt or cause a delay in airport operations.
6. Filming props and/or equipment will be subjected to approval depending on how much space there is within the chosen filming location and whether they cause an obstruction or otherwise disrupt or cause a delay in airport operations.
7. Use of explosives and pyrotechnics within the Airport and surrounding premises is strictly prohibited.

Filming & Operating Hours

To ensure that all persons enjoy their time and experience in the Airport, media activities must not interfere with or cause a disruption to daily airport operations. Here are the designated timeslots when filming and media activities are allowed.
1. To minimize inconvenience, filming shall be conducted on weekdays from 10am to 5pm.
2. If filming is approved, it must be completed by the designated timeline set by CAG and filming crew must ensure that the location and facilities used are cleaned and cleared.
3. Should there be a request for filming to be conducted outside of these hours or extend beyond these hours or on weekends; CAG will review the request on a case to case basis. CAG’s decision on whether to grant such a request shall be final.
4. Successful applicants must ensure that they do not contribute to noise or other forms of pollution which may cause unnecessary disturbances to persons in the Airport premises and surrounding areas.

Usage of Facilities / Utilities

1. Media personnel are required to submit an application if they wish to loan certain facilities or utilities provided in the Airport. Should the applicant require high power requirements or need to carry out cabling works, the applicant shall only engage CAG’s in-house contractor.
2. CAG reserves the right to prohibit the use of any facilities and/or utilities without prior notice.
3. Filming crew must ensure care and proper use of facilities or utilities provided. If CAG property is damaged during the filming process, costs of damages will be billed to the filming company.
4. Shifting, removing or altering any parts/features of Airport premises is strictly prohibited.
5. Media personnel must ensure that all proper instructions and safety checks are carried out before they can proceed to use the facilities.
6. All filming or photography equipment will be subject to inspection by CAG. Generators will also be inspected by CAG as they may create fire or electrical hazards. The inspection will be carried out at the Seletar Airport Fire Station. All unapproved equipment is to be removed from Airport premises immediately.

Submission of Proposal

1. The application for public areas and for restricted areas must be made at least 7 days and 14 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays) respectively, before scheduled day of filming/photography.
2. Applications forms with required information/documents not attached will be deemed incomplete and will not be processed.
3. A complete proposal must be submitted together with the application request. The proposal should include the purpose of the filming / photography, a summary of the story (where applicable) and how the Airport will be featured in the script or depicted (where applicable). Applicants shall inform and seek CAG’s prior approval if there are any changes to the proposal content.
4. Applicants requiring the use of dangerous, complicated stunt sequences must submit a detailed statement and action plan together with their application and the approvals of the relevant authorities must have been obtained. Prior to the proposed activity, applicants must submit to CAG a list of the safety & precautionary measures they will undertake during the filming.
5. The applicant consents to the collection, use and disclosure of the applicant’s personal data for the purposes of the filming/ photography application processing by CAG.
6. CAG will write to successful applicants only. The permit issued must be produced upon demand by any CAG officer or Certis CISCO officer during the filming session.


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