Film screenings - Permit

General information

Legal basis: Salzburger Veranstaltungsgesetz 1997 (Salzburg Event Law), LGBl Nr. 100/1997 as amended. Veranstaltungsstätten-Verordnung (Venue By-Law), LGBl Nr 10/2001 as amended.
All publically and generally accessible performances and facilities intended for the amusement and entertainment of participants are subject to the provisions of the Salzburg Event Law 1997 and the by-laws pursuant to this law. Film screenings require a permit from the Government of Land Salzburg.

The playing of moving images that are stored on an image media is considered as film screening (cinema, multiplex cinema, travelling cinema).
The following film screenings do not require a permit: • Screenings which do not contain a story line and only serve to inform people, such as travelogues and the like,
• Screenings by tourist accommodations if the film is only available for hosted guests in the guest rooms,
• Screenings playing radio broadcasts,
• Screenings with a duration of less than 15 minutes, with a width of under 10 mm.


The permit may be issued indefinitely, but under certain conditions also temporarily.


• Full legal age
• No reasons for disqualification from business activities
• EEA or Swiss citizenship or appropriate residence permit
The application for a permit must include the following information:
Accurate description of the applicant
• Natural persons: first and family name, address, date of birth, place of birth, citizenship
• Corporations, associations: exact registered company name and commercial register number, business address
• Exact location of the business activities (municipality, street name, street number)
• When simultaneously appointing a responsible person (general manager) according to event regulations: first and last name, address, date of birth, place of birth, citizenship Enclosures to the application
• For natural persons (sole proprietorship)
• For other legal entities (such as corporations, associations) The permit shall be presumed to be granted, if no decision is issued within a time period of three months.


This form will be submitted directly to the responsible authority, and will not be sent via the single point of contact.

Responsible department

Amt der Salzburger Landesregierung
Abteilung 2 Kultur, Bildung und Gesellschaft
Franziskanergasse 5 A
Postfach 527,
5010 Salzburg
Telefon: +43 (0) 662 8042-2641

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