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Film Certification Process

  • For film certification fill up common application form online at ecinepramaan portal by logging to ecinepramaan portal using your login credential
  • Make the payment of fees as applicable. Fees can be ascertained by using the fees calculator
  • On payment of requisite fees, submit the application online at e-cinepramaan portal
  • You can check the status of the application at cinepramaan portal by logging to ecinepramaan portal using your login credential
  • In case of any observation reported by CBFC officials take necessary corrective action as applicable.
  • After corrective action, resubmit the application form with updated details
  • Step by step instruction for film certification is available at eCinepramaan portal. To view the video click here.
  • You may also download the user manual for producers which explains step by step process for film certification. To download user manual for producers click here
  • The time limits set down for various process of certifications as per Rule 41 of the Cinematograph Act, 1952 are as follows :
Process Time Limit
Scrutiny of Applications 7 Days
Formation of Examining Committee 15 days
Forwarding the EC Report to Chairman 10 days
Communication of the order to the applicant 3 days
Surrender of cuts by the producer 14 days
Examination of cuts 14 days
Issue of Certificate 5 days
Total Time Limit 68 days