You must obtain a permit before work begins. You can submit a permit application in person at your local branch or send to your branch by email.

INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION AGREEMENT (IPA, CPIP) TV & FILMS

CATEGORY

TIME UNIT

PERMIT

Principal Performer, Stunt, Stunt double, Specialty (6 lines or more) Off Camera Principal

Per Week

$260.00

Actor (ON/Off Camera), Group Dancers Singers (3 or more), ADR (5 lines or less), Looping

Per Week

$210.00

Background

Per Day

$12.50

Narrator/Commentator

Per Week

$260.00

Non-Resident

1st Week

$225.00

2nd Week

$175.00

DUBBING

Canadian

Per Week

$90.00

Non-resident

Per Week

$225.00

NCA – All categories except Background & Group Background

MEMBER CATEGORY

 1ST PERMIT

2ND AND SUBSEQUENT PERMITS

Apprentice, AABP

$343.75 

$250.00

Non-members

$412.50 

$300.00


NCA – Minors (ages 15 and under) All categories except Background & Group Background

MEMBER CATEGORY

 1ST PERMIT

2ND AND SUBSEQUENT PERMITS

Apprentice, AABP

$237.50 

$175

Non-members

$285.00 

$210

NCA – Background Performers – Adult

MEMBER CATEGORY

 1ST PERMIT

2ND AND SUBSEQUENT PERMITS

Apprentice, AABP

$112.50 

$68.75

Non-members

$135.00 

$82.50


NCA – Background Performers – Minors (ages 15 and under)

MEMBER CATEGORY

 1ST PERMIT

2ND AND SUBSEQUENT PERMITS

Apprentice, AABP

$112.50 

$68.75

Non-members

$135.00 

$82.50

NCA – Group Background Performers

MEMBER CATEGORY

EACH GBP PERMIT

STAND-BY BABIES (Under 3 years)

Apprentice, AABP

$50.00 

$18.75

Non-members

$60.00 

$22.50


NCA – Additional Language Voicing (other than English or French)

MEMBER CATEGORY

 1ST PERMIT

2ND AND SUBSEQUENT PERMITS

Apprentice, AABP

$43.75 

$43.75

Non-members

$52.50 

$52.50

NCA – New Media Commercial Permits

Permit fees for New Media Commercials are 50% of the above rates.

NCA – ACTRA.ONLINE OPPORTUNITY PILOT PROJECT (Digital Media Only – Canadian Performers Only)

WORK CATEGORY

APPRENTICE

NON-MEMBER

PRINCIPLE PERFORMERS/ SILENT ON CAMERA PERFORMERS: (Adult/Minor Performers All Work Permits)

$100

$100

VOICE OVER PERFORMERS: (Adult/Minor Performers All Work Permits)

$70

$70

DEMONSTRATOR PERFORMERS: (Adult/Minor Performers All Work Permits)

$35

$35

GROUP SINGERS: (Adult/Minor Performers All Work Permits)

$30

$30

BACKGROUND PERFORMERS: (Adult/Minor Performers All Work Permits)

$28

$28


BRITISH COLUMBIA MASTER PRODUCTION AGREEMENT (BCMPA) TV & FILMS

CATEGORY

TIME UNIT

PERMIT

Principal Performer, Stunt, Stunt double, Specialty (6 lines or more) Off Camera Principal

Per Week

$260

Actor (ON/Off Camera), Group Dancers Singers (3 or more), ADR (5 lines or less), Looping

Per Week

$210

Background

Per Day

$15

Narrator/Commentator

Per Week

$260

Non-Resident

1st Week

$225

2nd Week

$175


British Columbia Master Animation Agreement

CATEGORY

TIME UNIT

PERMIT

Principal Performer

Per Week

$125

Actor

Per Week

$100

Dubbing

Per Week

$100

AUDIO CODE February 2006
CATEGORY

PERMIT

Principal Performers

$100.00

Other Performers

$75.00

Non-resident

$225.00

CANADIAN FILM CENTRE January 2014 NATIONAL FILM BOARD May 2014

CATEGORY

TIME UNIT

PERMIT

Principal Performer (6 lines or more)

Per Week

$260

Actor (5 lines or less)

Per Week

$210

CBC RADIO

CATEGORY

PERMIT

Canadian (VO category)

$35

Non-resident

$175


CBC TELEVISION

CATEGORY

WEEK 1 PERMIT

WEEK 2 PERMIT

Principal Performer

$90

$65

Actor, Group Dancers Singers, Singers/Dancers

$65

$45

Non-resident

$175

$100

Background

$8.00 per day

CTV/CFTO/CITY/GLOBAL June 1990

CATEGORY

PERMIT

Actor, Model, Group Singers/Dancers

$28.40

All other categories – PRINCIPAL

$67.00

7th Engagement (Canadians)

$46.30

Non-Resident (1st 8 engagements/year)

$130.00

Remainder of year under any one contract

$61.00

Background

$15.60

TVO January 1992

CATEGORY

ON-CAMERA PERMIT

OFF-CAMERA PERMIT

Variety Principal & Specialty 

$74.00

$46.00

Group Dancers/Singers 

$38.00

$23.00

Background

$25.00

$11.00

Non-Resident

$181.00

$108.00