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You must obtain a permit before work begins. You can submit a permit application in person at  ACTRA Toronto’s offices or by email.

IPA Permit Application

Download and complete the  IPA permit application, then email it to  ipapermits@actratoronto.com (use the production title as a subject).

Commercial Permit Application:

Download and complete the  NCA permit application, then email it to  commercialpermits@actratoronto.com.

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Permit fees under the Independent Production Agreement (IPA)

  • A permit is good for seven consecutive calendar days on a project.
  • A single permit is good for one category of performance.
  • Continuing work on the project requires subsequent permits.
  • One permit qualifies as one credit towards membership. Background permits do not count as credits.
  • [NOTE: There is a 6-week window to join as an Apprentice on an approved permit in a qualifying category of work. Permits expire after six weeks and cannot be used to join. Background is not a qualifying category of work]

 

INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION AGREEMENT (IPA, TiP, CPIP, CFC) 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

AUDIO CODE February 2006

CATEGORY PERMIT
Principal Performers $100.00
Non-resident $225.00

CANADIAN FILM CENTRE (CFC)

CATEGORY TIME UNIT PERMIT
Principal Performer (6 lines or more) Per Week $260.00
Actor (5 lines or less) Per Week $210.00

CBC RADIO

CATEGORY PERMIT
Canadian (VO category) $35.00
Non-resident $175.00

CBC TELEVISION

CATEGORY WEEK 1 PERMIT
WEEK 2 PERMIT
Principal Performer $90.00 $65.00
Actor, Group Dancers Singers, Singers/Dancers $65.00 $45.00
Non-resident $175.00 $100.00
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

NATIONAL FILM BOARD

CATEGORY 1ST Permit Subsequent Weeks
Principal Performer $130.00 $65.00
Other Performers (excluding Background) $105.00 $45.00
Non-resident Performer $225.00 $175.00

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

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  $175.00
Non-members $285.00  $210.00

NCA – Background Performers – Adult

MEMBER CATEGORY  1ST PERMIT 2ND AND SUBSEQUENT PERMITS
Apprentice, AABP $156.25  $106.25
Non-members $187.50  $127.50

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) $100.00  $100.00
VOICE OVER PERFORMERS: (Adult/Minor Performers All Work Permits) $70.00  $70.00
DEMONSTRATOR PERFORMERS: (Adult/Minor Performers All Work Permits) $35.00  $35.00
GROUP SINGERS: (Adult/Minor Performers All Work Permits) $30.00  $30.00
BACKGROUND PERFORMERS: (Adult/Minor Performers All Work Permits) $28.00  $28.00

 

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