The Ministry of information & Communication (Tel: 228333; Fax: 266400) located in Singha Durbar, must be contacted for queries about filming during the expedition. Permission is required for filming. All film Production Units (here in referred to as Unit) desiring to film within the Kingdom of Nepal, have to apply for permission at the Ministry of Communication, Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, giving full details of the sequences to be photographed in Nepal. A royalty of US $ 1000 to US$ 1500 in case of feature film and US $ 100 to US $500 in case of other films like Documentary, Advertisement, Newsreel TV etc. is to be paid for obtaining a permission. The Unit shall be given the permit on receipt of a voucher of Nepal Rashtra Bank showing that US Dollar or its equivalent in the Nepalese currency has been credited to the Ministry of Communications Account No. Ka. 1-1-12. The validity of the permit may be extended if the Unit applies in advance for such extension. The unit shall operate in Nepal under the supervision and guidance of a Liaison Officer to be deputed by the royal Nepal Film Corporation. It shall confine its operation to the localities specified in the permit and shall extend its operation to other locality only after duly applying for and getting a fresh permit to that effect. It may hire equipment's and services from the Royal Nepal Film Corporation on mutually agreed term. The Unit shall not release the sequence filmed in Nepal until it is approved by the Royal Nepalese Diplomatic Office. The Unit shall provide to the Ministry of communication, His Majesty's Government, a free copy of the sequences of the film photographed in the kingdom of Nepal. Non-compliance with the terms and conditions stated above or the film Act 2026 along with rules framed under it or violation of any other law currently in force in the Kingdom may result in the infringement of Production, Exhibition and Distribution of the film.
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