Foreign producers will be able to be reimbursed up to 30% of the investment amount. Provided that the productions involved mobilize a budget of at least 10 million dirhams (Equivalent to about 1 million USD) and that the shooting takes place over a period of at least 18 days.

In order to qualify for the refund, investors must provide proof of eligible expenses: Local talent, crew, hotel bills, airline tickets, studios, equipment rental, transport, fuel, art department spendings, aerial shooting, etc….

Institutional support

From all official state organizations including the Royal Armed Forces, the Royal Navy, the Royal Gendarmarie and the National Police force.

One stop services

To facilitate procedures and contacts with departments and authorities involved in filming.

Customs facilities

To simplify temporary import / Export\'s procedures for filming equipment, enabling easy customs clearance.

Competitive costs

Will save between 30 to 50% of your production budget.

Preferential Rates

To film on historic sites and monuments.


You plan to shoot in Morocco :
-A feature length film
-A television series
-A TV film
-A docufiction or a documentary
-A long form fiction for internet

If you plan :
-At least 10 million dirhams spend in Morocco (approx. $1M)
-At least 18 days work in Morocco including set building

Morocco will reimburse 30% of eligible expenses


Before your production you should send a request to the CCM including :
-The nature of project.
-The planned period of time of your work in Morocco.
-The total amount you plan to spend in Morocco.
-The amount of eligible expenses in Morocco.
-The amount of financial support requested.

Within 30 days :
The CCM will send you a conditional approval depending on the remaining funds within the CCM\'s production support budget and asks that you provide a bank guarantee of 5% of the amount of the financial support requested within 30 days, renewable ONCE ONLY.

From the date of payment of your deposit you have :
-6 months to start work
-12 months from the first day of shooting to finish your shoot
-3 months from the end of shooting to submit your accounts detailing the eligible spent in Morocco

Payment of the support amount:

The Centre Cinématographique Marocain transfers, in a single installment, the amount of the support to the bank account of the production company within a maximum period of one hundred and eighty (180) days after the decision of the commission related to a complete file of the payment request.


In order for the production company to benefit from production\'s support, it is mandatory to :

• Release the Moroccan cultural usage rights (festivals, schools, and libraries) to the CCM for an unlimited term 1 (one) year after the worldwide commercial release, except for audio visual feature works or documentaries intended to be exploited mainly on Internet.

• Provide a copy of the film to the CCM, except for audio visual feature works or documentaries intended to be exploited mainly on Internet.

• Authorize the CCM to use extracts of the film for the promotion of Morocco as a destination for film / audio visual production\'s work or tourism.

• Undertake to include the following in the credits of the film “This film has benefitted from production support from the Kingdom of Morocco” in the language of the film\'s credits. The CCM reserves the right to change this term or replace it with a logo indicating the production support provided.

• In case the audio visual feature works or documentary intended to be exploited mainly on the Internet or in case of a specific cultural event; the CCM may ask the producer for a permission to show the work.

• Pay the totality of fees due to the Moroccan / local technicians, crew and suppliers having been contracted by the production, along with any debt due in the submission of your request for production support.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

What are the regulatory texts governing the production support and where can I find them ?
-Article 23 of Finance Law 2016
-Decree 2.12.325 of Ramadan 28, 433 (August 17, 2012) which establishes the conditions and procedures for supporting the film production, digitization, the renovation and creation of movie theatres and the organization of film festivals as modified and completed by the Decree 2.17.373 of August 2, 2017
-Joint order 2117-18 of the minister of culture and communications, and the minister of economy and finance, dated 4 July 2018, amending the joint order 2948-17 of the minister of culture and communications, and the minister of economy and finance, dated 19 January 2018, on award conditions, criteria and procedures of support for the production in Morocco of foreign cinematographic and audiovisual works
-Chart of accounts regarding the production of foreign cinematographic and audiovisual works in Morocco.
What are the eligible expenses ?
The list is available as an annex to the chart of accounts on the CCM website Additionally :
- Eligible expenses cannot be paid in cash
- Eligible expenses are capped at 90% of total expenditure Is the production support capped ?
-Yes, production support id capped at 18 million dirhams per production (approx. $1.8M).
Is the production support capped ?
Before 28th March, 2022: 18M dirhams.
After 28th March, 2022: no cap.
Where should I send my application for production support ?
Requests for production support should be sent to the Secretary of the Commission for Foreign Production Support, overseen by the Director of the CCM. The commission sits twice a year minimum and otherwise when necessary.